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From Geoff Howard <>
Subject Re: [OT] Digital Video Amarcord
Date Sat, 11 Oct 2003 04:01:26 GMT
Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:

> I started processing the GT video tapes.
> Each talk is about 50/60 minutes long, DV compression is about 
> 10Gb/hour. Means that I have to process 60Gb of stuff.


> It needs 8 hours per hour on my G4 1Ghz (at max processing quality). 
> This means that it would take me 1.5 CPU days!!!! to encode the GT, plus 
> another few days to upload it. hope my CPU doesn't melt down.

Do you have a dvd burner?  Maybe it'd be better use of bandwidth to just 
burn it and mail it to the servers (they're here in the states, right?).


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