At 7/8/2007 06:47 PM, Tom Fine wrote:
>Do you think Korg will develop it further than Tascam has? I have
>actually been surprised that Tascam hasn't come up with DAW
>solutions for editing and playback (presumeably playback would
>stream through the Tascam or Korg device from the DAW) since they
>work with software people all the time and make a whole variety of
>DAW front-ends. I'm wondering if there is something about the format
>or does it require more bandwidth than firewire to playback?
>I don't know anything about Korg, so I'm interested if you think
>they are more able to widen the availability and acceptance of the
>format vs. Tascam.
Korg is flogging their proprietary format as "future proof,"
apparently because it allows conversion to the standard archival
formats. Here's their white paper:
I'm afraid that many archives and libraries may be convinced by this
marketing hype, because they are not aware of the issues I cited in
my earlier message. We can hope that the granting agencies and other
influential bodies can effectively discourage them from committing to