Re: A Great Idea (tm) about reimplementing NLS.

From: Rob Sims
Date: Thu Jun 16 2005 - 15:44:34 EST

On Wed, Jun 15, 2005 at 09:44:55PM -0400, Patrick McFarland wrote:
> > I've tried cd packet writing with UDF and it gives insane overhead of
> > about 20%. What metadata you'd like to store for example on your
> > flashdrive or a floppy disk?
> Uh, 20%? That sounds awfully high. You sure you didn't do something wrong?

Fixed packet recording under UDF records data in 32/39 of sectors; this
alone is 18%; I can easily see 2% in UDF itself.

More specifically, each packet has a seven sector overhead. UDF sets
the packet size to 32.
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