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Dibrom&JohnV -how you see the future of LAME?
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post Nov 30 2002, 03:32
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Topic should be:Dibrom&John and others, how do you see the future of LAME?

So tell me. I wanna know. tongue.gif

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post Nov 30 2002, 04:34
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Difficult question. It's no doubt difficult time for Lame now that lots of new code by Tak will be incorporated into official Lame in 3.94.
I know one thing.. The next release shouldn't be rushed. I also know that many people will always use the latest versions, so I want to help make sure, that it doesn't turn into complete quality disaster. The 3.93 release woke me up to think what really could happen if nobody does testing anymore.
One reason why Lame testing has recently diminished is --alt-presets. On the otherhand it's very good; you don't see newbies posting insane switch-sets anymore. On the otherhand everybody is/was expecting that --alt-presets just keep uptodate, and the floor kinda collapsed, when Dibrom announced he doesn't continue with Lame.

I personally just want to help so that 3.94 and further do not turn out to be quality disasters. If at the same time some people can find even better working switches which can be incorporated into --presets, the better. But the danger is that we may start to see the "newbie wild lines"=insane switch sets, if we do this thing publicly. Nobody wants to go back to the situation where people without too much knowledge how Lame works, posted hundreds of "best" Lame commandlines.


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- FinCoder   Dibrom&JohnV -how you see the future of LAME?   Nov 30 2002, 03:32
- - Dibrom   I really have no idea other than I think that nobo...   Nov 30 2002, 03:42
- - JohnV   Difficult question. It's no doubt difficult ti...   Nov 30 2002, 04:34
- - PatchWorKs   Do you mean is time to switch to Vorbis ? (i real...   Nov 30 2002, 04:40
- - JohnV   QUOTE (PatchWorKs @ Nov 30 2002 - 05:40 AM)Do...   Nov 30 2002, 04:46
- - Wombat   @Patchworks No ogg thread here!? Was there an...   Nov 30 2002, 04:49
- - smok3   what i wonder is: - what is supossed to be a good...   Nov 30 2002, 06:32
- - Dibrom   smok3: Yes, there is a possibility for a system l...   Nov 30 2002, 06:39
- - smok3   http://www.hydrogenaudio.org/forums/index....=ST...   Nov 30 2002, 07:07
- - Dibrom   QUOTE (smok3 @ Nov 29 2002 - 11:07 PM)QUOTE ...   Nov 30 2002, 07:15
- - smok3   QUOTE Takehiro has said that he is not really want...   Nov 30 2002, 09:19
- - Dibrom   QUOTE (smok3 @ Nov 30 2002 - 01:19 AM)speakin...   Nov 30 2002, 10:05
- - smok3   <guesswork> lame goals are: - better low bit...   Nov 30 2002, 11:42
- - hindred   Dibrom; if you were a lame-dev and weren't hap...   Nov 30 2002, 12:09
- - _Balint_   To Dibrom: I've heard and used the --alt-pre...   Nov 30 2002, 13:46
- - JohnV   QUOTE (_Balint_ @ Nov 30 2002 - 02:46 PM)I...   Nov 30 2002, 15:05
- - Dibrom   Well.. update on the situation. Now it seems Take...   Nov 30 2002, 15:10
- - Pio2001   In http://www.digital-inn.de/showthread.php?t...?t...   Nov 30 2002, 15:12
- - mithrandir   This doesn't look good for open-source. If LAM...   Nov 30 2002, 16:21
- - Negative Zero   QUOTE (Dibrom @ Nov 30 2002 - 09:10 AM)Well.....   Nov 30 2002, 17:31
- - _Balint_   QUOTE (JohnV @ Nov 30 2002 - 03:05 PM)If Dibr...   Dec 1 2002, 02:14
- - Nexx9   Well I'm stuck with MP3 for the time being con...   Dec 1 2002, 04:35
- - JohnMK   In my opinion this whole debate and the accompanyi...   Dec 1 2002, 05:57
- - fewtch   QUOTE (mithrandir @ Nov 30 2002 - 08:21 AM)Th...   Dec 1 2002, 07:58
- - fireballuk2001   QUOTE (Dibrom @ Nov 30 2002 - 02:10 PM)Well.....   Dec 1 2002, 20:43
- - Volcano   QUOTE Here are the directions that i would like la...   Dec 1 2002, 21:35
- - Dibrom   QUOTE (Volcano @ Dec 1 2002 - 01:35 PM)Dibrom...   Dec 1 2002, 21:40
- - stoff   QUOTE (Dibrom @ Nov 30 2002 - 03:10 PM)Well.....   Dec 1 2002, 21:49
- - JohnV   QUOTE (Volcano @ Dec 1 2002 - 10:35 PM)I don...   Dec 1 2002, 22:33
- - trekmaster   I'm not an expert on open source projects but ...   Dec 1 2002, 23:36
- - fireballuk2001   I can understand how takehiro feels... everyone is...   Dec 2 2002, 00:21
- - floyd   isn't the whole frontend thing about removing ...   Dec 2 2002, 01:32
- - LordofStars   My only problem with LAME is that the massive amou...   Dec 2 2002, 01:54
- - twlkwind   LAME needs a documentation like vorbis ogg.   Dec 2 2002, 01:58
- - mithrandir   Leadership is getting someone to do what they don...   Dec 2 2002, 02:44
- - Gabriel   No one ever read the doc here? For those who misse...   Dec 2 2002, 08:46
- - twlkwind   QUOTE (Gabriel @ Dec 2 2002 - 07:46 AM)No one...   Dec 2 2002, 08:56
- - cd-rw.org   QUOTE On HA, there're many ranting for new fea...   Dec 2 2002, 12:24
- - defiantiger   Sorry to revive, but having just joined and discov...   Jul 9 2003, 21:36
- - indybrett   I would like to see Dibrom take the LAME code and ...   Jul 9 2003, 21:58
- - Mac   I can see things here that aren't meant as dis...   Jul 9 2003, 23:12
- - Mike Giacomelli   QUOTE Vorbis is another promising project crying o...   Jul 10 2003, 00:21
- - defiantiger   QUOTE (Mike Giacomelli @ Jul 9 2003, 03:21 PM...   Jul 16 2003, 10:39
- - bond   why arent the lame developers interested in improv...   Jul 16 2003, 11:48
- - Mike Giacomelli   QUOTE Its supporting a format that's getting a...   Jul 16 2003, 18:49
- - Mac   QUOTE (bond @ Jul 16 2003, 10:48 AM)why arent...   Jul 16 2003, 19:05
- - Gabriel   How many Lame developpers do you think there are? ...   Jul 17 2003, 08:04
- - Mac   My guesses would be 4 and 1, which explains why LA...   Jul 17 2003, 10:10


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