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Re: CVS: cvs.openbsd.org: src
- To: source-changes_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: CVS: cvs.openbsd.org: src
- From: naddy_(_at_)_mips_(_dot_)_inka_(_dot_)_de (Christian Weisgerber)
- Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2003 22:32:55 +0000 (UTC)
- Newsgroups: list.openbsd.source.changes
jmc <jmc_(_at_)_prioris_(_dot_)_mini_(_dot_)_pw_(_dot_)_edu_(_dot_)_pl> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 28, 2003 at 04:11:44PM +0000, Miod Vallat wrote:
> > ... yet ALaw and uLaw are the preferred spellings.
They are not.
> I chose mu-law over u-law, since according to jason@ it's pronounced
Originally it's a lower case Greek letter mu. This tends to run
into character set issues. I approve of "mu-law".
> Do you have some sources of standards to point me to?
ITU-T G.711, which defines these encodings, uses "A-law" and "µ-law"
(lower case mu). I'm holding a paper copy in my hand as I'm writing
Christian "naddy" Weisgerber naddy_(_at_)_mips_(_dot_)_inka_(_dot_)_de
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