Originally Posted by waz
ok cool, i understand now
When you say "with good lineage" shouldn't a original CD copy (CDR-M) be exactly the same even if it has been copies many times, as digital is bit of bit the same when you copy a CD? so CDR-1 or CDR-100 should be identical. or are you trying to find the originals the CD's were made from?
Not all ripping software is accurate, and errors can be introduced from read/write issues.
So a CDR-100 is the same as a CDR-1 as long as everyone ripped and burned their CDs properly.
Originals from which the CDs were made are even better.