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npflorin at yahoo.com
Fri Dec 16 12:36:12 EST 2005
re: broken JHymn in iTunes 6.0
That's a real problem with iTunes also: each of the
frequent upgrades breaks things (especially Ogg Vorbis
plugins). I'm fairly certain a lot of this is
intentional on Apple's part.
As for the burn-then-rip method, creating a permanent
plastic monument to the DRM is wasteful, though I know
it's easy. I hate generating something I'm going to
throw away just so I can change the format of my
A few iTunes iterations ago you could use Toast and
convert your AACs to AIFFs in preparation for burning
a CD and then rip from that without actually burning
the thing. There's undoubtedly an equivalent method
right now, but I don't care to look for it.
The other thing of note in all of this: I like record
stores. I like browsing in them. If I don't buy things
in them then they all eventually go away. I also don't
use Amazon and I stayed away from Netflix until I
moved to a place an hour away from the nearest
independent video store.
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