Hi Philip,
Thanks. That will definitely come in handy.  Especially, for improving
load times.  I recently just switched over to ogg in beta 13 myself,
and found some of the load times slower than I'd like. Perhaps doing
some cloning will help here.

On 5/14/10, Philip Bennefall <phi...@blastbay.com> wrote:
> Hi Thomas,
> Oh I don't think it calls for anything drastic. People wanted a skipping
> feature, now they've got one, and that's that. You could make it a little
> extra elegant by performing a half second fadeout while it's being skipped,
> then you not only gain some time in which the data can load but you also
> make a much nicer trancission from one level to another even with a skip.
> As a side note, now that you're using Streemway, try to make use of the
> cloning feature whenever you can. It improves loading times significantly.
> For example, I have the gorilla sound in Q9 which is about 4 or 5 seconds
> long in Ogg Vorbis format. The first gorilla takes some 1 or 200
> milliseconds to load, whilst the second and third and fourth and seventeenth
> take some 5 or 10 milliseconds because the data is already there. And yet, I
> get an entirely independent object.
> Kind regards,
> Philip Bennefall

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