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Subject: Re: Wondering about the 'peak meter'
From: Nix (
Date: 2003-05-24

On Wed, 21 May 2003, uttered the following:
> I have looked around and am wondering what the 'peak meter' is.

It's the dancing bars at the bottom of the screen when you play things
back (well, at least, that's where it is by default on the Recorder).

It shows the peak sound level on each channel over the last {x} seconds,
hence the term `peak meter'.

`It is an unfortunate coincidence that the date locarchive.h was
 written (in hex) matches Ritchie's birthday (in octal).'
               -- Roland McGrath on the libc-alpha list

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