Date: Mon, 06 Nov 2000 14:00:45 GMT
From: Kalman Rubinson <kr4nopsamnyu.edu>
Subject: Re: What happened to AS2 & AS3?


Walt Kienzle <wkienzlenopsam.com> wrote: > ...and I guess we'll leave it at that. Since you don't like the sound of > MiniDiscs, I would expext that you really hate MP3's since they deviate from > the "true" sound even more. Yup. OTOH, I've never found any music I care about on MP3. I hope you find a minidisc player for your Saab. Kal > "Kalman Rubinson" <kr4nopsamnyu.edu> wrote in message > news:f6oN5.48$cW4.342nopsamoon.nyu.edu... >> Walt Kienzle <wkienzlenopsam.com> wrote: >> > And just think, if you switched to MiniDisc, you wouln't be creating all >> > that garbage from CD-R's that you have thrown out. Don't we get enough > of >> > that from AOL with their subscription mailings? >> >> And if I tried to use minidiscs, I'd have to buy players/recorders to >> hear them outside of the car. Besides, and this is really getting us > off-topic, >> I don't like how they sound. >> >> Now, I have no objection to your strategy but mine works just fine, > especially since >> there is a CD player in my dash, I have a CD burner in my computer that > permits me >> to use the cheaper discs, and I can play them on my big systems without > cringing. >> >> > BTW, I pay about $3 per CD-R (and $10 per CD-RW) because of the special > CD's >> > that an audio system CD burner requires, thanks to the RIAA. Even > though I >> > am recording programming that went into the public domain years ago, I > still >> > have to pay royalties to some unknown entity. Since I go through about > 2 >> > CD's worth of material a day, that would be about $1,500 a year -- and a > lot >> > of filled up landfills. If you are wondering why I don't just use the >> > cheaper CDs and burn them on my computer. It's like you said: "...it > comes >> > down to convenience." >> >> My use is about one CD-R per week. To each his own. >> >> Kal

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