audio CD's in SCSI drives -- syntax?
smithi at nimnet.asn.au
Sun Jul 22 14:08:47 UTC 2007
On Sat, 21 Jul 2007, Ben Kaduk wrote:
> On 7/21/07, Michael Nottebrock <lofi at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > Ben Kaduk schrieb:
> > The mp3 player paragraph probably could do with a rewrite as well,
> > although it might be hard to come up with a substitute to XMMS - not
> > because XMMS is so great and popular still, but mostly because there is
> > so much more choice now. mpg123 on the other hand is very outdated and
> > should probably be substituted with madplay.
> I will look at madplay.
mpg123 works as well as ever :) maybe in addition rather than instead?
> > Finally, if you want to look at the big picture, the whole section 7.3
> > is somewhat outdated and in need of a rewrite, given that there are
> > plenty of popular alternatives to mp3 available, including lossless
> > compressors, and mp3 itself is encumbered by that patent and the lame
> > port is thus restricted. It seems to me that re-dedicating section 7.3
> > to CD backups (with mentioning the possible formats to backup to) might
> > be the way to go. Of course, that's all easy to say for me who never
> > writes any documentation, but just in case someone reads this and feels
> > inspired ...
Me neither (re writing doc) but again, mp3 isn't likely going away,
though it's always good to suggest and cover more alternatives ..
My 2c, keep the change,
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