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Re: CD audio: preference to limit drive speed?



Peter Lemenkov wrote:
> 2007/10/24, John Reiser <jreiser bitwagon com>:
>> Peter Lemenkov wrote:
> 
>>> OMG!
>>> Someone still playing (and buying) AudioCDs!
> 
>> I object to the low fidelity of the usual .ogg, .mp3, etc.
>> I can recognize the difference within a few measures of music,
>> and I prefer to listen to CD-DA.
> 
> I'll tell you only two words  - FLAC and WavPack.
> 
> And another one - RockBox! :)
> 
> BTW if you purchased an AudioCD you helped media-monsters to punish
> and torture innocent people (so-called "pirates"), so its up to you -
> continue using old and inconvenient thing which capable to handle only
> 70+ minutes or using progressive lossless audio formats with plenty of
> media players already present in Fedora of with RockBox-enabled
> hardware media player.

Well, I use those old inconvenient things exactly once each, to rip &
encode to a progressive lossless audio format.  So maybe I straddle that
line.  I figure if you buy the CDs used you're not doing too much
damage.  ;)

-Eric

> I also heard about FLAC-support in modern media-centers (even in
> AppleTV and Playstation3, using plugins of course)...


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