[linux-audio-user] Converting streaming Ogg into MP3 in real-time

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Mon Nov 21 12:50:23 EST 2005

On Mon, 2005-11-21 at 10:14 -0600, Steven Clift wrote:
> Any thoughts?
> With the Democaster http://dowire.org/wiki/Democaster protoype we
> automatically convert Ogg to MP3 and vice versa for our _on-demand_

ugh. horrible idea. applying lossy psycho-acoustic compression
techniques 3 times (PCM -> Ogg, Ogg->PCM, PCM->MP3) is a sure fire way
to produce nasty sounding results, even for recordings of public
meetings. maybe the sound quality *really* doesn't matter to you.


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