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Re: Fedora 11 nerfed my mixer



On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 6:53 PM, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-04-22 at 15:33 -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
>
>>
>> Well, we do have a couple of GUI mixers which still give you raw access
>> - the xfce mixer is the most logical fit. But I'd really like to have it
>> installed by default in this particular case. People will be happy at
>> not having a GUI mixer with raw access to the hardware channels only if
>> the shiny new abstracted mixer genuinely covers every case.
>>
>
> You can never cover _every case_, thats an illusion. Creating a usable
> ui is to a large part deciding which cases are not worth supporting. You
> just can't support everything that is possible by manually twiddling
> with alsa internals, unless you just expose all the alsa guts 1-1 in the
> ui. We've been there, and we don't want to go back to that.
>

What do you mean? Having full control of your soundcard with all the
sliders and stuff is useless?
Not displaying everything 1-1 and hiding sliders is an improvement?

Orcan


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