[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Bug#197907: ITP: quark -- an audio player, for geeks, by geeks.

On Thu, Jun 19, 2003 at 09:39:30AM -0500, Steve Langasek wrote:

> > > > Well, except that it doesn't actually describe the package well. Maybe 
> > > > insert "FIFO controlled" before "audio player."
> > > 
> > > Or better, "FIFO-controlled", so it doesn't read like a past-tense
> > > sentence fragment about FIFO having controlled an audio player.
> > I have almost a ready package, i just now need a fine short description.
> > The upstream author is not so happy about the FIFO controlled stuff,
> > since it sounds as if using quark is difficult. The main advantages of
> > quark are :
> It's by geeks for geeks, but FIFOs scare the target audience? :-)

FWIW, I think the original short description was fine; it conveys the
attitude that has likely been taken while developing it, which in turn
gives you rather a lot of information about what the end product is
likely to be like.

Far better than any of the alternatives suggested so far, at any rate :-P


Nick Phillips -- nwp@lemon-computing.com
It may or may not be worthwhile, but it still has to be done.

Reply to: