[linux-audio-dev] Re: Any interest in DVD-Audio?

Jens M Andreasen jens.andreasen at chello.se
Mon Mar 7 20:32:16 UTC 2005

On Mon, 2005-03-07 at 16:31 +0100, Alfons Adriaensen wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 07, 2005 at 05:01:14PM +0200, Juhana Sadeharju wrote:
> > >From: Alfons Adriaensen <fons.adriaensen at alcatel.be>
> > >
> > >The only limitation of not using MLP would be that you can't have six
> > >channels at 24/96.
> > 
> > Why not? Flac + open DVD-audio format for N channels.
> Do you know any DVD-A player that has a FLAC decoder built in ?
> The DVD-A spec does not allow anything but MLP, or no compression,
> so no manufacturer will ever make such a thing.

Isn't this reading the spec upside down? As I understand it, it is the
disc that must follow the spec in order to be playable in a DVD-A
player. A manufacturer can produce a combined CD/RW/DVD+-[A-Z]/credit
card/FLAC toaster if there is a market for such a product.

  c[]  //  Jens M Andreasen

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