Re: Portable OGG/Vorbis player
Carlos Martín <carlosmn <at> gmail.com>
2005-12-06 16:49:16 GMT
On 06/12/05, Nico R. <n-roeser <at> gmx.net> wrote:
> I'd like to have a portable Vorbis player which uses a flash memory and
> has a USB connection. An USB stick would be preferred.
> The difficulty is that I'd like to buy (/get for Christmas ) a
> device which does *not* play MP3, WMA and all the other ugly formats,
> but only Vorbis (and perhaps FLAC, SPEEX or some other free ones).
> I've been searching for ages for something like that, but haven't found
> anything useful. All devices I can find (which can play Vorbis) can play
> Vorbis *and* MP3 and WMA. :-/
What do you have against the MP3 format? Yeah, I know, proprietary,
royalties... but I mean, do you hate it so much that you don't want
your player to support it?
I don't think there would be anyone who'd be crazy enough to get some
player to market that doesn't play at least MP3. Most people don't
know of any other formats and they don't care either.
I do hope that we'll we able to, at some point, use only open formats,
but right now I can't think of anything that doesn't support the
Carlos Martín Nieto http://www.cmartin.tk