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Comment Re:As long as we're talking about George Lucas... (Score 5, Funny) 455

It makes me wonder if that was any part of the deal between Lucas and Ford... "look George, I know we go way back and I want to do your film and all, but after you made me look like a sissy with your "special editions" and all, i'm going to need something from you..."

Submission + - Multiformat Listening Test at 64kbps

Anonymous writes: The Hydrogenaudio community is conducting a "Public, Multiformat Listening Test" ( to see which codecs (AAC, WMA Pro and Vorbis) provide the best sound quality when compressing samples at 64kbps.

This test is open until the 5th of August and seems to be much, much harder than what one would expect, even for experienced developers of sound codecs, at bitrates that the public would find "too little", as the comments on the thread at the discussion forums (see: topic=56397).

Do you think that you have good ears? That 64kbps is "too little"? Then try it for yourself and participate. Your participation will help us improve the codecs so that they are even closer to being "transparent" at such "low" bitrates.

The only person who always got his work done by Friday was Robinson Crusoe.