dev builds
themes manual
device status forums
mailing lists
IRC bugs
dev guide

Rockbox mail archive

Subject: Re: an idea/suggestion

Re: an idea/suggestion

From: David McIntyre <>
Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2003 09:14:12 -0700

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
PGP Key fingerprint = CAB5 A73A 43FA 19E3 449D  20B8 25D7 FA84 8847 D6A7 for geek code, pgp key, etc. 
Received on 2003-09-21

Page template was last modified "Tue Sep 7 00:00:02 2021" The Rockbox Crew -- Privacy Policy