Re: [rss-media] bitrate (was: Last call for comments....)
- On Mon, 21 Mar 2005, knorth2 wrote:
> It's at production time that you determine bit rate when you encodeThis practice has lost its value since it was introduced in the mid-90s.
> the video file for the web. You can encode specific versions at
> various bit rates for different audiences. In this context, audience
> refers to differentiating between people connecting with a 56K modem,
> single and dual ISDN, LAN and broadband connections.
Modem users can't use real-time media at any bit rate, everybody else can
be assumed to have at least 128K.
If you must do a high-res and low-res version, just label them res='high'
and res='low' rather than fiddling with bit rates.
- Lucas Gonze