[LAU] Decompressor for linux?

Fons Adriaensen fons at linuxaudio.org
Mon Aug 12 15:47:13 UTC 2013

On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 11:02:13AM -0400, Al Thompson wrote:
> The problem is that if you know EXACTLY what curves were applied
> originally, AND you know the specific EQ algorithms used, you MAY be
> able to make some corrections.  But, the chances of knowing EXACTLY what
> curves (freq. center point, filter type, slope, and bandwidth), you
> can't make those corrections, and are just adding still more processing
> to the mix.

Which, if you use your ears and a bit of intelligence, has a good
chance of cancelling at least part of what was done, even if it's
not exact. We're not searching for a crypto key here.



A world of exhaustive, reliable metadata would be an utopia.
It's also a pipe-dream, founded on self-delusion, nerd hubris
and hysterically inflated market opportunities. (Cory Doctorow)

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