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Thu May 14 22:03:12 PDT 2009
"Rainer Deyke" <rainerd at eldwood.com> wrote in message
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> Nick Sabalausky wrote:
>> Yea, this is pretty much the key. Even if nothing else, it's at least
>> useful *because* it's popular. In other words, the same reason why any
>> app realisticlly needs to support MP3 even though MP3 is probably the
>> worst lossy audio codec out there (an assertion which, by the way, I
>> love to be proven wrong about, just you know, so I don't pop a vein every
>> time I think about "average joe" and music players...).
> mp3 is the worst lossy lossy audio compression codec precisely because
> it is so popular that it managed to kill off all of its competitors
> except those that have a strong advantage over mp3. You don't hear
> about au files or mp2 files anymore.
au was lossy?
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