aRts vs JACK

Neil Stevens neil at
Tue Feb 25 02:18:18 GMT 2003

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On Monday February 24, 2003 06:11, Eray Ozkural wrote:
> If we do the following all the problems mentioned can be solved:
>  - make the sound server a fast thing w/ low latency. the software
> should have the ability to use hardware mixers, etc. in application
> space when possible but if so desired still retain network transparency.
> the issue is not having to use a slow IP transport with an ill-defined
> latency specification of a broker, the real abstraction required is not
> at that level but at the programmatic interface.
>  - move all music related stuff as an optional thing in kdemultimedia
> (that isn't the case ATM, correct me if I'm horribly wrong)

If you're considering writing a candidate system for KDE 4, you're going to 
have to write a lot more than a sound server.

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