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Subject: RE: NODO-bug
From: Chris Holt (
Date: 2003-05-05

It seems to be obvious that we can read the files, because we get ID3
tags, but those are just plain text. I don't know what you could do with
compressed data in an MP3 frame though.

I know you didn't mean to type 12Hz, Mike. Did you mean 12Mhz?


On Mon, 5 May 2003 11:24:30 +0100 (BST), Mike Holden wrote:
>You could, but as Linus said, there isn't enough CPU power to perform
>this kind of analysis in real-time. The processor is around 12Hz or
>less, depending on which precise model you have.
>Ofir Carny said:
>>I might be completely wrong here, but can't it be read from the mp3
>>file itself (where the data is already in the frequency domain)?
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing []
>>We can't. We have no access to the audio output data to perform a
>>frequency analysis. Even if we could, there would probably not be
>>enough CPU for it anyway.

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