I repeat, lets get KDEvibes into 3.3 ;-)

Stefan Westerfeld stefan at space.twc.de
Sat Jun 5 13:20:04 BST 2004


On Sat, May 29, 2004 at 11:31:14AM +0200, Scott Wheeler wrote:
> > Unfortunately, I can't reach any person responsible for incorporating the 
> > new sounds/jingles of my KDEvibes project into KDE 3.3.
> > 
> > The tasks are:
> > 1. Remove old .wav sounds
> > 2. Add the new .ogg sounds
> > 3. Modify the default configuration in KControlCentre (KNotify module) to 
> > play new sounds instead of old ones.
> > 
> > Is there anybody who can help me with these? Unfortunately, I cannot get the 
> > KDE cvs version to prepare a new config for KControlCentre myself, but I can 
> > guide anyone to assign proper sounds.
> I talked to Artemio on IRC and will commit the "East West" sounds pending:
> *) Sounds in .wav format and dithered to a lower resolution (22 kHz, 16-bit 
> mono like the current ones).  We need .wav since aRts by itself -- without 
> mpeglib from kdemultimedia -- can't do a reasonably job decoding vorbis 
> audio.  We need lower resolution because otherwise the files are larger than 
> the rest of kdebase.  ;-)

I'll have a look this weekend whether I can fix the gsl ogg decoder - I
think its a bad idea to convert lots of samples and ship them in bad quality
if the only thing that needs to be fixed is a piece of code in aRts.

   Cu... Stefan
  -* Stefan Westerfeld, stefan at space.twc.de (PGP!), Hamburg/Germany
     KDE Developer, project infos at http://space.twc.de/~stefan/kde *-         

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