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What exactly is 'CRC Error Protection'?
In the switches for LAME, is a option for CRC Protection. I know that its done to prevent errors and corruption in files, but what exactly is it? What exactly does it do?

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What exactly is 'CRC Error Protection'?
Reply #1
It's added to detect errors and corruption.  It cannot prevent errors and corruption, let alone repair errors and corruption.

http://lame.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/lam.../switchs.html#p
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyclic_redundancy_check
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What exactly is 'CRC Error Protection'?
Reply #2
ah, there was an article on Wikipedia. That one missed me. Thank you very much! This helps!