Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: EAC/Lame THE ANSWER !!!
Re: EAC/Lame THE ANSWER !!!
From: SteamShip <steamship_at_sbcglobal.net>
Date: Sun, 4 Jan 2004 13:52:24 -0500
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From: "Nix" <nix_at_esperi.org.uk>
Sent: Sunday, January 04, 2004 7:39 AM
Subject: Re: EAC/Lame THE ANSWER !!!
> On Fri, 19 Dec 2003, Fred Maxwell mused:
> >> E.g. cdda2wav from cdrtools
> > Not even close. It's error detection and correction are, for all
> > and purposes, non-existent.
> Since 2.0 it's been able to use the libparanoia backend, so this is
> incorrect. (However, cdparanoia gives better feedback.)
> > It doesn't automatically invoke the MP3
> > encoder.
> `Small tools that do one job well'. MP3 encoding is not its job. That's
> the job of scripts that wrap around it.
> (I think this is a Unix/Windows cultural difference.)
> > It does not do Freedb title lookups.
> Again, wrong. It's done it for as long as I can remember, title and
> track. (It does CD-Extra and CD-TEXT lookups too, not that I've often
> seen either of these).
> Pass `cddb=0' to cdda2wav one of these days.
> As they say, build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a
> path to your door. But nobody ever got anywhere outlawing mice.
Received on 2004-01-04