Some ideas for the aRts-replacement (was: aRts needs to be replaced (was Re: Disabling aRts in knotify))
neil at hakubi.us
Fri Feb 20 00:03:43 GMT 2004
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On Thursday February 19, 2004 3:33 pm, Russell Miller wrote:
> On Thursday 19 February 2004 17:31, Neil Stevens wrote:
> > I suggest that such an outcome will lead to massively duplicated code
> > and the attendant bugs. So just go with GStreamer in KDE 4, please.
> > Assuming it can be made portable, that is!
> I don't quite agree with this. I think GStreamer should definitely be
> one option, but I'm not in favor of completely removing aRts. Klicker
> needs the synth features, at least in its present incarnation, and I
> can't think of any other way to do it with acceptable latency.
You'd still be free to use aRts. KDE dropping aRts won't make it
aRts is just too unreliable in performance and undermanned in maintenance
for KDE to rely on for yet another major cycle.
Neil Stevens - neil at hakubi.us
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