Re: GNOME mixer 'feature'

On Mon, 2003-08-25 at 10:00, iain wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-08-25 at 14:03, Luis Villa wrote:
> > On Sun, 2003-08-24 at 18:00, Ted Gould wrote:
> > > Okay,
> > > 
> > > So I've been chasing down issues with the labels in the mixer, and it
> > > turns out that there are names of the various sliders stored in GConf. 
> > > This is kind of annoying for internationalization, and I can't figure
> > > out what anyone would use it for.  Is there anyone out there changing
> > > the names of the sliders in the mixer?
> > 
> > I do on my laptop- the default names of some of them are pretty cracked
> > out. I'm not sure that I'm a general use-case, though. [Where are those
> > gotten from in the first place, anyway? kernel-land?]
> Thats why I change them too.
> Once you get into using Alsa 9 in the mixer there is going to be a
> million more controls with even weirder names like "IEC958 TTL". Now I
> have no idea what that means or what its ever used for, but someone
> somewhere might need it and want a more friendly name than that :)
> The names come from Kernel land. For ALSA it can have any name, for OSS
> I think there's only 10 names or something dumb like that. For OSS I
> seem to remember that they're hard coded somewhere in the code.

So basically getting them from kernel-land is also probably an i18n


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