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Re: how is pulseaudio supposed to work?

On Tue, Dec 18, 2007 at 09:46:50AM +0100, Linus Walleij wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Dec 2007, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Now that's a bit rude. Lennart is pushing the limits for an advanced Linux 
> desktop/workstation with his work, and frankly I think it's worth it, even 
> if it messes with some server use cases a bit. Even if it means Fedora 
> userbase becomes a testbed for experiments that can be a bit painful at 
> times. Someone has to do it, it'd better be us, because I like test-driving 
> the future.

We all like to be test-driving the future or else we wouldn't be using
fedora. But the issue is more on the planning of the future. In the
planning phase the issues that will be faced should be taken into
account such as not to leave aside some category of use cases/users
and the overall design should take that into account. Aftere that, sure
testing will be needed to make sure everything is right. But things that
have been ruled out by design won't appear later magically.

> And I also think that is the reason RedHat desired to hire Lennart and 
> Bastien especially: these guys are really world leaders in some key desktop 
> technologies. RH officals could perhaps state their intentions with backing 
> desktop developers out loud so I don't have to guess..

Where they put money is more eloquent that any word.


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