Introduction The audio compact disks are only one decade old, but surprisingly enough it pushed the vinyl records completely from the market. It was in the beginning of the 1980s that Philips and Sony introduced the Compact Disc Digital Audio (CD-DA) Standard, better known as the Red Book standard. It was also Philips and Sony who introduced in 1984 the CD-ROM (Compact Disc Read Only Memory) standard, which is commonly known as the Yellow Book standard. The computer industry immediately saw the benefits of CD-ROMs, namely: cheaper in production than tapes cheaper in shipping to customers less vulnerable to dust, fingerprints, magnetic fields than tapes large capacity, more than 600 Mbytes cannot be overwritten by accident, because it is a read-only medium Therefore, it did not take long before the CD-ROM became quiet popular among developers and customers.
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Level 2 and 3 specifications allow file names up to 32 characters long. Joliet, an extension to ISO 9660 from Microsoft, allows the use of Unicode characters in file names (needed for international user) and file names up to 64 characters in length. ISO 9660, also referred to as CDFS (Compact Disc File System) by some hardware and software Mode 2 provides 14% more user data space than Mode 1 by omitting error correction, since a read error in; Apple ISO 9660 Extensions adds support for Mac-OS-specific file characteristics such as.
However, to make a CD-ROM was until last year problematic because for mastering a CD-ROM special equipment was needed. These so called CD-writers have become affordable now, so that making a CD-ROM master (which can also be read with normal CD drives) is no big deal anymore. Making duplicates (the silver CD-ROMs) from a master (the golden CD-ROM) costs about 60 BEF a piece, which is a fair price! The only problem was that CD-ROMs were not interchangeable amongst different computer architectures. The ISO 9660 standard was created to define the external characteristics of data on a CD-ROM to make it architecture independent. The first standard did not quite go far enough, so an ad hoc committee of hardware and software suppliers met at the High Sierra Hotel in Nevada (USA) and drew up a proposal for the?High Sierra? Format for CD-ROM file structure.
The previous ISO 9660 standard and the High Sierra file structure were combined into a complete ISO 9660 standard (1988). There are almost 6 million CD readers sold until now, which proves that CD-ROMs are a very popular medium among the commercial and non-commercial end-users. Colour books of standards The Compact Disc Digital Audio (CD-DA) standard (or just CD) made by Philips and Sony in the early 1980s became the de facto standard for all audio discs, and means that any CD plays on any audio CD drive. This standard became known as the Red Book. The Red Book specifies that the audio data is on the CD in one or more tracks. Each track is normally one song. These tracks are further subdivided into sectors that are 1/75 of a second in length and contain 2352 bytes of audio data in digital form.
A maximum of 99 audio tracks may be placed on a standard Red Book disc. In addition to the 2352 bytes of audio data, the Red Book specifies the addition of 2 layers of error detection and error correction code (EDC/ECC). The compact disc utilises the Cross Interleave Reed-Solomon Code (CIRC) in its first two layers of error protection. If a disc gets scratched or dirty and a laser cannot read the data, the CD player uses the CIRC to recreate the music. Each sector is also assigned 98 control bytes, which control the timing information that the CD player uses to display the length of each song. The Yellow Book standard was introduced by Philips and Sony in 1984 which defined the Compact Disc Read Only Memory (CD-ROM) layout.
The Yellow Book further defined the Red Book by adding two new types of tracks. The track type defined in the Red Book is: CD-Audio, for audio music. The two new track types defined in the Yellow Book are: CD-ROM Mode 1, usually used for computer data. CD-ROM Mode 2, usually used for compressed audio data, and video/picture data. Also, usually further defined as XA (eXtended Architecture). The CD-ROM Mode 1 and Mode 2 tracks use the Red Book specifications as a foundation. The difference between the Red Book and the Yellow Book is a redefinition of the 2352 byte Red Book data area.
Furthermore, the Yellow Book CD-ROM Mode 1 and Mode 2 use the same track layout as the Red Book specification, including the error correction and control bytes. The fundamental difference between the two Yellow Book CD-ROM modes is the way in which they use the main data segment. The Yellow Book CD-ROM Mode 1 defines the ISO 9960 and non-ISO 9660 standards.