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Greg Turpin gregturp at home.com
Sun Aug 12 00:11:55 PDT 2001


On Saturday 11 August 2001  9:28 pm, you wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 11, 2001 at 10:13:24PM -0400, Seth W. Klein wrote:
> > Mark Cason wrote:
> > > <SNIP>
> > >                 --> SHOULD OGG VORBIS STUFF REPLACE MP3 STUFF?
> > >   Yes, <snip of why ogg is better than mp3>
> >
> > Isn't that like saying that gtk should replace qt? The answer
> > being, "No, of course not. The suitablility of a package is up
> > to the admin, not BLFS."
>
> Seems to me you can't throw out MP3 just because it isn't open source. Some
> people have a large investment in MP3 and can't just cut over to Ogg
> Vorbis. That being said, I'm a big fan of Ogg Vorbis, and won't be running
> anything else on my own system. We're already looking at multiple MTAs, for
> instance. Isn't there room for both MP3 and Ogg Vorbis in BLFS?
>
> Jeff

My vote is for both as well.  That's the way I set up my system.
My .mp3s will magically become .oggs once Ogg is at a 1.0 release.
After that, there will be less of a reason to have mp3s.




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