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



On Monday, 15 September 2008 at 17:48, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> 
> 
> Le Lun 15 septembre 2008 17:32, Seth Vidal a écrit :
> >
> > On Mon, 2008-09-15 at 16:42 +0200, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> >> > So because it doesn't work for you its not allowed to work for me?
> >>
> >> Just because it works for you does not mean it's healthy in general.
> >>
> >
> > 'healthy in general'? I'd love to see how we determine that criteria.
> >
> > So, yah - let's not play this game, shall we?
> >
> > Here is my question:
> >  - does the presence of the text console limit the ability for the X
> > interfaces to work? I think the answer is no.
> >  - does the presence of the text console make a considerable impact on
> > the available development time of the poeple working on X? I'd have to
> > see some numbers that say otherwise but the answer still feels like
> > no.
> 
> We have all sorts of packaging rules designed to avoid hitting console
> limitations and problems.
> 
> Every few months we have people filling bugs because the presence of
> two text stacks confuses them and they don't understand why things
> working in one do not work in the other (and that's the people who do
> fill bugs. they tend to be from asian countries where people
> under-report problems).

Bugzilla links, please.

> We have spin teams that do not install the default distro font set to
> make room for stuff like the console, and then ask for help because it
> broke X text on some locale.

Bugzilla/mailing list links, please.

> So console support is not free for the rest of the distro. And I'd be
> happy to applaud this cost, if someone actively maintained the console
> (instead of playing the "touch nothing, if something broke that's the
> distro fault" game).

These ARE good arguments. Why didn't you use them in the first place
instead of hand-waving?

Regards,
R.

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