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Re: [RFC] disable OSS sound support



On Tue, 2009-02-17 at 07:03 +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Jon Masters wrote:
> > some of them from great Linux companies long since no longer with us
> 
> And that's exactly why proprietary software is bad. Once the company goes
> belly up, nobody can fix it anymore. (And yes, software which uses obsolete
> APIs is broken.)

But, you know, it's their choice to write proprietary software using
ABIs that were promised to them to be stable at the time. I'm just
saying this isn't a good excuse to break compatibility, though several
others have been offered.

Jon.



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