ANNOUNCE: HEAD is open for development again

Scott Wheeler wheeler at
Sat Aug 14 00:41:44 BST 2004

On Saturday 14 August 2004 1:35, Charles Samuels wrote:
> > I'd much rather like 100% of the users getting something that won't
> > effectively make non-Linux unsupported AND does not suck. I'm not sure 
> > 100% of the Linux users would like KDE suddenly being dependent on ALSA's
> > api/abi-'stability' either.
> Sorry Michael, if the kernel doesn't do the mixing, it's going to suck for 
> 100% of our users. This has been proven time and time again by all the 
> mixers that have been attempted. I want something that works well for almost 
> everyone, and if the other 10% want their system work as well as it does on 
> Linux, then they can fix their kernels to support mixing.

Ironically -- BSD has supported software mixing (IIRC limited to two channels, 
but it's a start) for a while already.


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