[MPlayer-dev-eng] lets devoice the world ;)
poirierg at gmail.com
Sun May 14 22:28:02 CEST 2006
On 5/14/06, Rich Felker <dalias at aerifal.cx> wrote:
> On Sat, May 13, 2006 at 07:22:30PM +0200, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> > > > Well, I have one objection: the name. It's counter-intuitive for me. I'd
> > > > very much prefer it to be called "devoice", not "karaoke".
> > >
> > > Nonsense, karaoke is the standard name for this operation.
> > Nonsense, devoice is the standard name for this operation.
> I said standard not arbitrarily-made-up-by-me. Google for devoice
> filter then google for karaoke filter and see which one gives relevant
> Anyway to me devoice is completely unintuitive for a name. Devoice to
> me refers to a linguistic characteristic of consonants (making them
> unvoiced instead of voiced) and not to removing the center channel of
> a stereo stream.
Rich, did you look at the code to see how the equation could be improved?
It would be good if the sound distortion could be somewhat avoided.
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