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Re: Unusual idea..

"Craig Tinson" <craig@webmarketing.co.uk> writes:

> Imagine converting an mp3 into a wav and loading it into a wav editor..
> you will see a waveform.. there must be a mathematical way of converting
> that waveform into a unique number that will represent that waveform..
> the number would be huge to hold all the information for the waveform...

The MP3 _is_ just a number.  It just happens to be stored as a long
sequence of bytes, instead of a long sequence of digits.

Alan Shutko <ats@acm.org> - I am the rocks.

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