Subject: Re: Audio encodings
To: Lennart Augustsson <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/14/1997 22:12:00
At 02:19 AM 10/15/97 +0200, you wrote:
>> >But our audio interface is already different enough from Sun's
>> >that almost all Sun code needs changing.
>> So, that is an excuse to make things worse?
>No, all I was trying to say was that we are already incompatible so
>this change didn't break some existing full compatibility.
>I didn't know that SunOS compatibility was one of the goals of the
>audio driver.  If it then there are some changes that should be
>made to it.  E.g. selecting the input/output source in the same way
>as SunOS.  Charles suggested this change to me earlier; I was a bit
>reluctant then, but it's looking like a reasonable idea after some

I'd like to SunOS compatibility.  For instance, amp (an mpeg level 3
audio player) would just work without having to tweak it.
>        -- Lennart
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