Re: esd

On Sun, 3 Jan 1999, Yo 'Ric Dude wrote:

> Damien Miller wrote:
> > What would be really nice is a generic compression plug-in system. That
> > way I could choose (for example) LPC for voice, MP3 to distribute CD
> > audio around my home, etc.
> Mpeg layer 3 compression/decompression is pretty CPU intensive. 

Indeed.  Additionally, there already exists a generic compression system:
pipes.  I don't really understand what else is needed.

> But distribution of high bandwidth content over a fairly unloaded home
> LAN isn't generally much of a problem.

Neither is piping your content through a filter or two.

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