Re: Bug#301892: ITP: cuetools -- tools for manipulating CUE/TOC files
On Mar 30, 2005 at 12:38, Frank Küster praised the llamas by saying:
> Alban Browaeys <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Le Tue, 29 Mar 2005 10:10:06 +0100, David Pashley a écrit :
> >> What are CUE and TOC files? What are they used for? It would be useful
> >> if you say a little bit more about them.
> > Well i do not know if one can define CUE file shortly . This is like "ar"
> > file but for cdroms "images" (not in the iso meaning, the raw image).
> > This enables to store on disk what we want on the cdrom when we mix
> > different type of data type on the medium.
> > It could be a mix of iso9660, audio, video ...
> > Kudos to the one who manage to explain it in a sentence :)
> You don't need to explain it so that everybody understands the format.
> It should be sufficient to say as much as will allow to decide whether
> the package is useful for me, or not. What about:
> | cuetools is a set of programs that are useful for manipulating CD/DVD
> | image files in CUE format and Table of Contents (toc) files. The CUE
> | format is used for mixing different data types on one medium (iso9660,
> | audio, video,...). The package includes these utilities:
> | - cueconvert: convert between CUE and TOC formats
> | - cuebreakpoints: print the breakpoints from a CUE or TOC file
> | - cueprint: print disc and track information for a CUE or TOC file
> | It can also be used to split a large audio file into many
> | small files according to a CUE or TOC.
> Regards, Frank
That looks much better. Mentioning CD/DVD makes quite a bit of
difference if you ask me.
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