[Hpr] OGG Feed

dave yates dsyates at lottalinuxlinks.com
Fri Oct 9 13:45:56 PDT 2009


On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 6:53 PM, slick0 <slick0 at slick0.net> wrote:
> Although I'm not against the idea, I just can't see it would really add
> much.

It would add our support for a free file format.

I'm sure mp3 format isn't limiting the listener base for one thing
> :).  Also, if it's about the quality increase, then up-converting the mp3's
> wont get you there..  Quality could be gained if it's required to upload a
> recording in a higher bitrate or lossless format that would be down
> converted to both mp3 and ogg.  If converting from one to the other at a
> similar bit rate, you'll get the artifacts of both formats instead of just
> the one.  It's worth noting though, that converting from ogg to mp3 would be
> the ideal direction assuming the same bit rate on each.

I would assume that most contributers would convert from wave to ogg
and mp3 before submitting.

>
> -slick0
>
> Ken Fallon wrote:
>>
>> Hi All,
>>
>> I would very much like to have an official ogg feed available for HPR.
>> There was a discussion about this some time ago and some people
>> expressed an interest. I have done the easy part of downloading and
>> converting all the past episodes. I have also written a script to
>> automatically convert new file from the mp3 feed and probably could
>> automate the generation of a ogg feed rss and upload.
>>
>> I was wondering what sort of burden adding a new ogg feed would add
>> epically in relation to bandwidth ?
>>
>> Is this something anyone is interested in ?
>>
>> Ken.
>>
>>
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