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Subject: Re: an idea/suggestion
From: David McIntyre (
Date: 2003-09-21

Wouldn't the playback be really gappy? We had a discussion of gapless mp3
playback that mentioned that the recording had to be done sequentially for the
nogap to work.

On Sun, Sep 21, 2003 at 12:48:33AM +0200, Björn Stenberg wrote:
> Glenn Ervin at home wrote:
> > If synthetic speech is using up the 2 Mb ram, it may need more memory for
> > processing the MP3s.
> > I do not understand which data is loaded where yet, so I know that this
> > might be wrong.
> You are missing the real problem: We can only play mp3 data. Even if we could synthesize speech, we need to mp3-encode it before it can be heard.
> The 12MHz cpu is much too slow to mp3-encode in real time.
> --
> Björn

David McIntyre
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