On Wed, 2004-11-24 at 03:03 +0100, Lennart Poettering wrote: > I would like to see it adopted for the "GNOME Desktop" release > set. (as described on that page). Why? On some systems, Polypaudio could be redundant with the OS. Why should GNOME be in the business of *requiring* one particular sound server, when we can just write to GStreamer and wash our hands of the whole business? > Polypaudio should "provide the user's > desktop environment". I don't think that makes sense. > Application in the GNOME desktop can *not* > depend on it. The same way that gedit doesn't depend on > gnome-terminal... (Actually there can be intra-module dependencies in the Desktop set) > > Speaking for Fedora, we will make a decision on this, hopefully for FC4, > > and we will implement it across the entire OS so that sound mixing works > > *everywhere*, not just in GNOME. > > BTW: Interesting to see two redhat guys argue completely different in > this case. Entirely irrelevant to GNOME and thus offtopic here if we follow the proposed GStreamer plan. Bring your thoughts on Red Hat and Polypaudio to: fedora-devel-list redhat com Thanks.
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