[Fedora-marketing-list] Re: Fedora-marketing-list Digest, Vol 28, Issue 2
sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Mon Oct 16 08:51:15 UTC 2006
Sreenivas S. wrote:
> Hi every one,
> Before I put forward my opinion I have to introduce my self. My name is
> Sreenivas. I live in Hyderabad, India. I signed up in Ambassador list
> hoping I'd start my contributions with shipping Fedora core media.
> My two cents about MP3, as Sam suggested it seems to be a good idea to
> pop-up a window and tell the user why MP3 is not supported. It will be
> useful to point to help on how MP3 files can be converted to other
> supported formats in Fedora and any advantages, etc..
> Is it possible to offer to convert from MP3 format to ogg by using some
> available tools when the user tries to play mp3? I am not knowledgeble
> about if there are patent issues involved in using MP3 to ogg format
Yes. We would need to include a decoder to do that which isnt kosher.
Moreover converting from one lossy format to another such as MP3 to OGG
conversions usually results in low quality audio.
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