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Re: sound problems

On Mon, Jan 05, 2009 at 02:48:17PM -0200, Paulo Cavalcanti wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 2:16 PM, Christopher Stone <chris stone gmail com>wrote:
> > 2009/1/4 Paulo Cavalcanti <promac gmail com>:
> > > You can try the latest alsa snapshot available in ATrpms:
> >
> > Whoa, bad advice...anyone with half a brain knows to stay well clear
> > of anything coming from ATrpms.  Axel Thimm is one of the the worst
> > packagers in the Fedora community, and installing his packages is
> > *extremely* dangerous.
> >
> > Anyway, I have this sound problem too, thanks atleast for pointing me
> > to the bug number...
> >
> >
> Well, a lot of packages in ATrpms are mine. Including this alsa snapshot.
> I am the person who spent almost two weeks with Takashi trying to debug
> the sigmatel codec.

Actually, credit where credit is due: Not only a lot of packages are
Paulo's, but as well as most maintenance and new package creation is
his as well. One of these days ATrpms will be renamed to PCrpms ;)

Also Paulo does a lot of upstream communication and bug fixing, not
only with alsa, but anything that comes along, be that v4l, nvidia
bits etc.

> Therefore, I think your comment is directed to me. Your parents
> should have told you a long time ago that when someone does not have
> anything nice to say, it is much better to keep the mouth shut.

Christopher certainly didn't check out any of the packages or work
mentioned in this thread to start shouting. He is just hate-triggered
by the mention of ATrpms and starts kicking in any direction not even
bothering to check out whether his accusations have any basis.

It's of course quite easy to make noise, but your work is certainly
highly appreciated!
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

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