[pulseaudio-discuss] Making Pulseaudio the perfect digital-everywhere sound transport

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Wed Mar 26 15:19:37 PDT 2008

On Mon, 18.02.08 11:41, Erich Boleyn (erich at uruk.org) wrote:


Yay, Lennart responding to emails that are more than one month old,
how awesome is that?

> > On my todo list is adding transparent compression via Jean-Marc
> > Valin's CELT compression algorithm. This should allow us to cut down
> > on the generated traffic while still allowing low latencies.
> Interesting...  what is the compression ratio?  If it isn't very high,
> it would probably be useful primarily for the WAN case (WAN bandwidth
> is Precious, LAN bandwidth much less so and usually mild compression
> ends up slowing you down more than anything else).

0.3 or something like that. Triples the number of streams you can send
over your network. 


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