aRts vs JACK

Neil Stevens neil at
Fri Feb 21 20:26:17 GMT 2003

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On Friday February 21, 2003 12:22, Jozef Kosoru wrote:
> Ok, replacement is not possible but I would vote for cutting the aRts
> sources to the minimum. How many KDE users will ever need aRts builder
> and all those things? Is there any logic to have a realtime sythesizer
> as a default sound server in the desktop enviroment? It's like to have a
> 3D modeling tool instead of KPaint or MATLAB instead of KCalc.
> (and all those advaced features are not useful for serious applications
> anyway - eg. rosegarden) I use KDE every day but I don't need the
> realtime sythesizer as I don't need such thing on M$ Windows or any
> other operating system! (at least not as a default audio core for the
> whole desktop)

What sources would you cut out?

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