[RFC] winecfg audio driver test

wino at piments.com wino at piments.com
Sun Nov 13 05:10:27 CST 2005

On Sun, 13 Nov 2005 03:59:04 +0100, Robert Reif <reif at earthlink.net> wrote:

> Molle Bestefich wrote:
>> Robert Reif wrote:
>>> Sure, something less than 10 seconds that would sound bad if played
>>> wrong would be great.
>> How about white noise at maximum volume?
>> That sounds bad when played wrong.
> It also sounds bad when played right ;-)
> How would you know if an artificially produced sound
> effect were played back a the wrong sample rate or sample
> size if it sounds unnatural to begin with.  Something like
> the guitar sound in the Red Hat sound card testing program
> would be ideal.
I think it was a joke. However there is nothing unnatural about white  
noise there are many examples: waterfall, compressed air escaping, TV with  
the aerial pulled out (not so natural) , etc.

I'm not sure this can or needs to be an effective test of the bit rate but  
a guitar snip (acoustic) sounds like a good choice.

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