Free Lossless Audio Codec

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (cellar WG)
Authors Josh Coalson , Alberto Soto  , Andrew Weaver 
Last updated 2020-01-31 (latest revision 2019-07-30)
Replaces draft-weaver-cellar-flac
Stream IETF
Intended RFC status Proposed Standard
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Stream WG state WG Document (wg milestone: Jul 2021 - Submit specification... )
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This document defines FLAC, which stands for Free Lossless Audio Codec, a free, open source codec for lossless audio compression and decompression.


Josh Coalson (unknown-email-Josh-Coalson)
Alberto Soto (unknown-email--)
Andrew Weaver (

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