Neil (nt) wrote,

I've been fooling around with MP3 encoding, and after finding the Hydrogenaudio FAQs, I upgraded to a new version of the LAME encoder and started using the --alt-preset standard option instead of --r3mix. Could even the RCA Victor dog hear any difference? Well, maybe. The resulting variable bit rate now averages around 200, instead of the 170 I used to get.

I greatly enjoyed my 3-day weekend, and the enjoyment was augmented by the thought that I will be having long weekends right through the summer (and beyond).

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    I drove around town today and was shocked at the number of trees that had been damaged by the heavy snowfall earlier in the week. It's too early in…

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