[alsa-devel] wrong decibel data?

Werner Van Belle werner at yellowcouch.org
Sat Apr 10 08:59:06 CEST 2010

Raymond Yau wrote:
> Floating point numbers provide a way to trade off signal-to-noise ratio for
> an increase in dynamic range. For n bit floating-point numbers, with n-m
> bits in the mantissa and m bits in the exponent
That is an excellent point !
It is however not how data is stored on CD's, nor sent to many
soundcards :-(



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