MP3 (was Re: [linux-audio-user] ogg for Windows made really easy)

Jan Depner eviltwin69 at
Sun Jan 15 16:23:17 EST 2006

On Sun, 2006-01-15 at 14:55 -0500, Lee Revell wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-01-15 at 13:48 -0600, Jan Depner wrote:
> >     I don't have any problem using mp3 (as demonstrated) but ogg is
> > superior in reproducing the sound of the original.  If it weren't for
> > exactly what you pointed out I would much prefer using ogg. 
> This reminds me, when do the MP3 patents expire?  Because at that point,
> we'll have to switch everyone back to MP3...

    Good point, but I think Fraunhofer keeps extending them by adding
minor changes.

Jan 'Evil Twin' Depner
The Fuzzy Dice

"As we enjoy great advantages from the invention of others, we should be 
glad of an opportunity to serve others by any invention of ours, and 
this we should do freely and generously."

Benjamin Franklin, on declining patents offered by the governor of 
Pennsylvania for his "Pennsylvania Fireplace", c. 1744

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