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Re: kdelibs in sid depends libjack0.80.0-0 which depends jackd; see 248665

On Sun, 15 Aug 2004, Mario Lang wrote:
> Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <hmh@debian.org> writes:
> > On Sun, 15 Aug 2004, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> >> Paul Johnson <baloo@ursine.ca> wrote:
> >> > No kidding.  I don't see much point for KDE to have anything to do with
> >> > arts.  If you want to play more than one sound at once, spend $10 and
> >> > get a sound card worthy of being called such, like a SBLive and not some
> >> > total piece of shit like pretty much anything involving ac97.
> >> 
> >> It's non-trivial to add a new sound card to a laptop (no, stuff like the
> >> Extigy does not count). An SBLive does not provide you with
> >> network-transparent audio.
> >
> > Stuff like ALSA provides you with hardware mixing in the proper place if you
> > really need it (although it probably needs better docs on how to do that).
> > Stuff like jack could (and maybe it even does) provide you with a NAS
> > plugin.
> JACK is designed with low-latency in mind from the grounds up.
> A NAS output plugin is very unlikely.

If you think of it anywhere in the *middle* of the jack chain, that makes
sense.  But why can't a NAS plugin be the sink?

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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