[ILUG-BOM] Compressed files

Philip S Tellis philip.tellis@[EMAIL-PROTECTED]
Sun Jul 1 22:54:37 IST 2001


Sometime Today, Q u a s i assembled some asciibets to say:

> At 04:33 PM 6/29/01 +0000, Nikhil Karkera wrote:
> >An MP3 file is just a compressed WAV file.
>
> err. IMHO WAV -> MP3 is more than just plain compression.  A lot of
> sophisticated techniques are used to decide which data is redundant

But at a higher level of abstraction, MP3 is a compressed Wav.  Nothing
wrong with the original statement, it's just at a different level of
abstraction.

Philip

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