[Haskell-cafe] Sound library?
iakd0 at clusterf.urz.uni-halle.de
Fri Dec 3 14:36:48 EST 2004
On Fri, 3 Dec 2004, Ketil Malde wrote:
> Henning Thielemann <iakd0 at clusterf.urz.uni-halle.de> writes:
> > On Fri, 3 Dec 2004, Jason Bailey wrote:
> >> Would anyone know of packages out there for Haskell that support mp3's
> >> or ogg files?
> > Do you mean realtime unpacking and playback? I'm afraid without hacking
> > Haskell programs are too slow for that.
> Really? Written in C, mpg123 can decode 50 minutes of audio in 30
> seconds (tested on a 1GHz PIII) -- would a Haskell implementaion
> really be 100x slower?
I've written much simpler audio signal processing routines compiled by GHC
which don't run in realtime on a 1GHz machine ...
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