[arch-general] PulseAudio in [testing]

Yaro Kasear yaro at marupa.net
Mon Nov 29 01:29:56 CET 2010

On Mon, 2010-11-29 at 01:15 +0100, fons at kokkinizita.net wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 28, 2010 at 06:44:10PM -0500, Simon Gomizelj wrote:
> > Pulseaudio has been buggy because in many cases they have been the very
> > first people to ever make use of some of the more esoteric parts of alsa.
> > Those parts also lacked proper documentation and many drivers didn't even
> > bother with a proper implementation.
> True. And what PA probably needs most and ALSA does not provide
> is a way to provide *lots* of buffering (more than a second, in
> cases where latency does not matter), while at the same time 
> allowing an app to 'review' or 'rewind' this buffering in order
> to ensure responsiveness to user commands (such as stop/play for
> a player).
> Ciao, 

I'm sorry, but did no one notice that I haven't said anything more and
have, in fact, dropped this discussion? Who are you arguing with?

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