brainstorming: which formats to use and which to avoid

Frank Heckenbach frank at
Wed Jun 13 02:36:33 UTC 2001

E L Tonkin wrote:

> Bear in mind that some of the acceptable formats suggested are
> only understood by *nix software as of this moment - so one at
> least needs to give the choice between 'slightly bad' and 'very
> bad' for users of non-free OS's. ie. for Windows users - should
> they store their music in MP3, Windows Media Format, or Real
> Audio...? or their documents in Word, WordPerfect, WordPro, RTF?

Both Ogg/Vorbis and (La)TeX run well under windoze for all I know.
(From what I see on the mailing list, most Ogg/Vorbis users, though
not developers, seem to be using windoze.)


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