aRts vs JACK

Neil Stevens neil at
Sat Feb 22 22:06:00 GMT 2003

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On Saturday February 22, 2003 01:56, Stefan Westerfeld wrote:
>    Hi!
> On Fri, Feb 21, 2003 at 12:45:21PM -0800, Neil Stevens wrote:
> > > Ideally KDE should be able to use any soundserver...
> >
> > What exactly do we gain by moving all that's in aRts client-side?
> We do not force an architecture on all applications that only some
> applications may want. If noatun needs aRts as media framework: fine. It
> shall use it. If xmms does not: fine. It shall not use it.

Non-KDE apps are irrelevant to KDE's choice of system, and KDE apps are 
required to do things the KDE way.

Developers can choose whatever they want, but KDE processes choose how KDE 
does things.

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