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Re: PulseAudio

On Wednesday, July 17, 2013 09:36:40 PM John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
> On 07/17/2013 09:26 PM, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 17, 2013 at 10:58:49AM +0200, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
> >> I am sorry, but in my eyes, people who claim that PulseAudio is useless
> >> simply don't realize that there can be sound setups which are a little
> >> more sophisticated than just a single sound card and configuring
> >> these can be PITA when you don't have PA.
> > 
> > I certainly wouldn't claim that PulseAudio is useless - I quite appreciate
> > its features for desktop control of managing multiple sound
> > inputs/outputs,
> > precisely for the reasons mentioned in this thread - but "once bitten,
> > twice shy".
> I don't want to point fingers here, but there is a distribution with a
> parent company in South Africa which is infamous for adopting upstream
> new upstream projects before they have matured. Be it PulseAudio or
> KDE 4.0.

Kubuntu never shipped KDE 4.0 as it's default/primary desktop.  In 8.04, it 
was KDE 3.5.9, IIRC, might have been .8.  There were KDE 4.0 packages, but no 
one got them unless they installed them on purpose.

I'm not sure what you're getting at?

Scott K

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