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Subject: Re: Feature request: Virtual Playlists

Re: Feature request: Virtual Playlists

From: Andreas Stemmer <>
Date: Sun, 13 Jul 2003 16:45:52 +0200

Chris Holt wrote:

> Johan Vromans wrote:
>> This is done in chunks. So it would not make a difference whether the
>> next chunk comes from the same file, or from a new file. This would
>> indicate that seamless play _is_ possible, provided the mp3 master
>> file has been cut into pieces at frame boundaries.
>> Or is there some more magic involved?
> Yes. There is the bit resivior to be considered, unless it was turned
> off during encoding.

No! If you split one big mp3 file into several tracks at frame boundaries,
the bit reservoirs won't matter because the frames are put together again
before decoding, the decoding chip won't notice that the file had been

Bit reservoirs only make problems, if you try to encode several tracks
independently and try to play those seamlessly.

Andreas Stemmer
Received on 2003-07-13

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