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Subject: Re: EAC/Lame THE ANSWER !!!
From: Jon Drukman (
Date: 2003-12-21

At 11:06 AM 12/21/2003, Brian King wrote:
>SteamShip wrote:
>>I may be wrong, but it appears that you are more dedicated to Linux than
>>you are to having high quality mp3's, so this discussion with you is
>>misplaced. I started this topic to speak to audiophiles, not Linux-only
>>computer users who happen to enjoy music as a sideline.
>Can someone explain to me how the choice of a DAE tool affects the
>resulting audio quality? I had thought that the DAE tool simply ripped the
>bits off the CD and onto your hard disk. Different DAE tools may be faster
>than others, but I don't understand how SQ is affected.

i think steamship is exaggerating the scope of the problem. with
reasonably clean cd's and a decent modern cd-rom drive these issues are not


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