Let's develop an open-source media archive standard

From: ben franchuk <bfranchuk_at_jetnet.ab.ca>
Date: Wed Aug 11 17:46:19 2004

Jason McBrien wrote:

> What shall we do with analog audio? Sample at 44.1KHz / 16-bit PCM and call
> it done? What about Laserdisc video? It's straight composite analog video,
> which could be digitized at a standard rate for reproduction. Yes these
> corner cases matter, if we are doing a truly multiformat media archive
> storage architecture. (Dragon's Lair anyone? Voyager space mission disc?)

The Voyager disc was a record. - analog.
I say stick to 8 bit bytes for media - transfer programs can handle that.
Why not just record the real bit data and timing data, media is cheap.
Received on Wed Aug 11 2004 - 17:46:19 BST

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