[vorbis] More on CD anti-copying techniques

Hongli Lai hongli at telekabel.nl
Tue Oct 2 04:37:56 PDT 2001

On 2001.10.02 05:19:50 +0200 Craig Dickson wrote:
> Ross Levis wrote:
> Additionally, placing WMA files on the CD significantly reduces the
> amount of room on the CD for music, assuming the files are encoded at a
> reasonable bit rate -- and even at reasonable bit rates, WMA doesn't
> sound all that good. We're talking 10-20% of the CD here, so the audio
> time available drops from 78 to 60-70 minutes.

How come? WMA is compressed isn't it?
I can't understand how compressed data can need more space
than non-compressed data.

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