Re: Bug#158631: ITP: mp32ogg -- Converts mp3 file to Ogg Vorbis
In particular, it's important to note that transcoded MP3's, even
_legally_ transcoded MP3's, should never ever ever be distributed, lest
people associate the degradation in quality (even if it's something most
people can't hear) with a problem in vorbis.
On Wed, 2002-08-28 at 13:32, Julien Danjou wrote:
> Le Wed, Aug 28, 2002 at 09:18:41PM +0200, Paul Dwerryhouse a écrit:
> > On Wed, Aug 28, 2002 at 02:29:22PM -0300, Ben Armstrong wrote:
> > > I'm staying neutral on the quality issue. Yes, degrading mp3s into oggs
> > > sucks. Yes users should have a choice. I don't know which is more important
> > > in this case.
> > Put it in and whack a f*cking huge warning message everytime the program
> > is run ... something like "YMMV", but a little more educational.
> I will put a note in README.Debian.
> > For what it's worth, I've converted a good number of 128kB/s mp3s to ogg
> > today for personal testing purposes (my original CDs, from which they were
> > ripped, are in another country) and they sound fine to me. I suspect
> > a good number of other people would be happy enough with such a
> > situation, so why not make it easy for them?
> I agree with you. I have converted most of my MP3 in ogg, and the sound
> is not so bad for me.
> Julien Danjou
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