[LAD] peak has nothing to do with loudness (check out EBU R128)

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Mon Dec 20 18:29:43 UTC 2010

2010/12/20 Jörn Nettingsmeier <nettings at folkwang-hochschule.de>:

>> there is a complication: loudness is no identical to maximum sample
>> value, but the relationship is good enough for government work, so to
>> speak.
> no, it's not. there is absolutely no meaningful relation whatsoever
> between perceived loudness and peak value.

there is if they are all samples of the same instrument.

that's why i said "good enough for government work" :)

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