r5731 - in trunk/BOOK: introduction/welcome multimedia/cdwriteutils

Richard A Downing richard at langside.org.uk
Fri Mar 17 00:35:30 PST 2006

Randy McMurchy wrote:
> randy at linuxfromscratch.org wrote these words on 03/16/06 11:32 CST:
>> Author: randy
>> Log:
>> Added new package K3b to BLFS
>> +    <para>Though <application>K3b</application> can be used to copy almost any
>> +    DVD to similar medium, it does not provide a way to copy, or reproduce a
>> +    double-layer DVD onto single-layer medium. Of course, there is not a
>> +    program anywhere on any platform that can make an exact duplicate of a
>> +    double-layer DVD onto a single-layer disk, there are programs on some
>> +    platforms that can compress the data on a double-layer DVD to fit on a
>> +    single-layer DVD producing a duplicate, but compressed, image. If you need
>> +    to copy the contents of a double-layer DVD to single-layer medium, you may
>> +    want to look at the <ulink
>> +    url="http://www.mcmurchy.com/rmlcopydvd/">RMLCopyDVD</ulink>
>> +    package.</para>
> A shameless plug. If anyone thinks it shouldn't be there, please
> speak up. I do think, with all bias aside (which may be impossible),
> the mention is perfectly appropriate.

No problem with the plug, but don't you think the website should say
what the software does?


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