[vorbis] Format comparison
xiphmont at xiph.org
Thu Jun 21 21:13:39 PDT 2001
On Thu, Jun 21, 2001 at 08:12:48PM +0100, Firelight Multimedia wrote:
> > Smaller size, better quality, higher quality streaming stations, more
> > compatibility than other formats, and it's a new thing. All of these
> > things are valuable. All of these things combined are very valuable.
> makes me think of the beta vs vhs argument :)
> better doesn't always win, whoever has a gimmick or somehow gets their
> toe in the door first wins..
As I'm fond of pointing out, what killed Beta was that Sony was
tightfisted about licensing. VHS won becasue it was both easier and
cheaper to license.
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