[vorbis] More on CD anti-copying techniques

Merijn Vogel merijnv at sci.kun.nl
Tue Oct 2 04:57:32 PDT 2001

On Tue, Oct 02, 2001 at 01:37:56PM +0200, Hongli Lai wrote:
> 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.

The compressed files will be put on the cd with the original audio.
The cd can still be played in a normal player, but also on a computer
using the .wma-files.

as easy as that,


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