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Re: Pulseaudio : lots of issues, how can I help?



Karel Zak wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 12:48:57PM -0400, Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams wrote:
>> On Thu, 2008-09-11 at 17:40 +0100, Bill Crawford wrote:
>>> If you have multi-channel hardware that mixes itself, then using
>>> PulseAudio sort of defeats the purpose of that hardware ;o)
>> You're absolutely right... if all you're using PulseAudio for is basic
>> mixing. But as soon as you need/want something like per-app volume
>> control, network transport, audio stream redirection, or audio device
>> hotplugging then you want PulseAudio.
> 
>  How many **ordinary** Fedora users really need these **advanced**
>  features?
> 
>  For example I have never had any serious SW problem with sound on
>  Linux. And I use it for more than 10 years...
> 
Quite a few need network transport when you talk about thinclient.  It's
made worse by the fact that in many of those situations you have a whole
bunch of extremely ordinary Fedora users to a small number of
entry-level-knowledge admins.

-Toshio

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