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Re: [Adonthell-devel] Credits

From: Alexandre Courbot
Subject: Re: [Adonthell-devel] Credits
Date: 24 Jan 2002 20:25:02 +0100

> On Thursday 24 January 2002 18:23, you wrote:
> > O, and another thing: The URL to put in the credits is:
> >
> >
> >
> > I'd prefer that URL be in the credits as opposed to the local audio
> > directory, because I'm going to put a page there, along with the files in
> > .MP3 format so a wider audience can hear them. (yes, I know, blasphemy)
> Actually, I'm in favour for this too, for several reasons:
> First, if the path gets too long, it won't fit into the line and the display 
> gets messed up. (That's a bug, Joel!)
> Second, most people should be aware that the music that is played is 
> somewhere on their harddisk. They are Linux users, ergo they are not 
> stupid ;). 

Awright, I had also noticed the bug when the line is too long. But I
thought it would never happen there ;)

As for the mp3 files, I really would like you to leave them as oggs, and
link to the winamp plugin. If we want ogg to get more popularized, we
have to behave so. The problem is serious - we must start to force
ourselves to use free formats before asking others to do so. Anyway
recent winamps come with ogg, and most people know what it is, so they
will know what to do. In the future it'll either be ogg, either wma.
Choose your side, comrade! ;)

Uh, another thing, Joseph: could you give more details about what you
are using to compose? I guess you have a big wave table and use a
sequencer (midi?), but which one? Would it be interesting to release
your "source files"? I think some beginner musicians would be glad to be
able to have a look at "how to make" such musics, because they sound
very professionnal, and it's the kind of material that is quite hard to



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