[rescue] Re: rescue Digest, Vol 17, Issue 38

Ross Bernheim rossber at mindspring.com
Wed Apr 7 00:52:00 CDT 2004

On Tuesday, April 6, 2004, at 10:41 AM, rescue-request at sunhelp.org 

>>> I like the idea of the older "historical" boxes, but the reality of
>>> storing programs on cassette tape is a challenge...
>>   That's what audio I/O and MP3 files are for.
> Are MP3 files really good enough?
> On the other hand, I bet you can lower the quality of an uncompressed
> stream a good bit, then use a lossless compression on that.

Given that the files were stored on cheap portable cassette recorders, 
sound quality wasn't all that good to begin with. Sure could fit a lot 
of programs
on an iPod, and the indexing would make it easy to find programs!

Ross Bernheim

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