Re: ASD as gnome sound server?

On 2 May 2001, Iain wrote:

> Has anyone suggested using libao for the sound?

There was a thread about it a while back.

> It seems nice, not that I'm doing much with it, it can support lots of
> different sound devices, esd and arts currently are the two sound
> daemons it supports, and it also supports direct output to alsa and oss.
> The API is such that you open the sound device, and pass it a buffer of
> raw sound data and it plays it on whatever output you opened.

Then API-wise you wind up with the least common denominator of all the
available backends, which moves things farther away from solving the
problems of esound.

-- Elliot
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	are for sale
		at the rate of $50/month.

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