knotify and libcanberra Re: KDE Sound and Multimedia Plan

Alex Fiestas alex at
Fri Dec 3 10:53:25 GMT 2010

On 12/03/2010 11:42 AM, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> I should stress that libcanberra wasn't designed as a game library. It
> may well work fine for some games which have a relatively small number
> of "bings" and "beep" type noises, but I don't know how well it would
> scale beyond that (it work very well or there may be limitations, but
> there should be no problem combining e.g. phonon for background music
> and using a few samples cached in libcanberra for quick playback.
> It would be worth doing a few tentative tests in this area before
> deciding on it however.
> Col
Maybe an openAL backend? or maybe the game needs are so specific that 
we'll have to cook another solution for them probably based on openAL 
(or use openAL directly and encourage it usage).

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