Re: Summary of audio CDs on Solaris 2.2

From: Andreas Stolcke (stolcke@ICSI.Berkeley.EDU)
Date: Thu Aug 05 1993 - 00:26:40 CDT

In article <23bdnh$>,
Steve McKinty - SunConnect ICNC <smckinty@sunicnc.France.Sun.COM> wrote:
:In article <>, c4080@rphs2 (Wolfgang Ratzka) writes:
:> So is there any (free) program that would get the digital data from an
:> audio CD into the computer's memory? For playing it through te
:> internal Speaker (after some conversion)?
:I believe that would breach the terms of the license agreement between
:the CD patent holders and the drive manufacturers. I have heard of a
:Toshiba drive which is rumoured to make this information available, but
:there were also suggestions that they would be taken to court over it.

SGI machines come with very nice software for recording off of the CD drive
to files etc. Someone at has written a program called 'cdsend' for
converting CD contents into ulaw data stream written to stdout, which of
course, can easily be piped into 'broadcast' ...

Andreas Stolcke
International Computer Science Institute	stolcke@ucbicsi.bitnet
1947 Center St., Suite 600, Berkeley, CA 94704	(510) 642-4274 ext. 126

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