[LAD] Re: Direct Stream Digital / Pulse Density

Fons Adriaensen fons at kokkinizita.net
Fri Sep 28 08:17:24 UTC 2007

On Fri, Sep 28, 2007 at 02:06:41PM +1000, Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:

> Maitland Vaughan-Turner wrote:
> > This hits near something I was wondering:  Wouldn't it be pretty easy
> > to do lossless compression on a DSD stream. Since it's only one bit,
> > It seems like you could use simple run-length encoding to achieve
> > pretty good results.
> I pretty sure you are wrong here. Yes, RLE would probably work pretty
> well on the DSD encoded version of a digitally generated sine wave.

OTOH it would be rather easy to do *lossy* compression on a DSD stream.


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