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Subject: RE: NODO-bug
From: Mike Holden (
Date: 2003-05-05

Yes, I do seem to be having a bit of "unit-blindness" recently, putting Gb
instead of Mb yesterday as well!

Oh well, at least people know what I mean!

Chris Holt said:
> 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?
> Chris
> 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.

Mike Holden

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