The Great Pulseaudio Mixer Debate: a modest (productive) proposal

Rémy Maucherat remy.maucherat at
Sat Apr 25 16:34:25 UTC 2009

On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 6:14 PM, Bill Crawford
<billcrawford1970 at> wrote:
> On Saturday 25 April 2009 03:39:43 Rémy Maucherat wrote:
>> Reading the IRC log, the Fesco members technical arguments sound
>> limited, and do focus on legacy use cases. That's really 10 years old
>> stuff (CD line in - PC speaker was mentioned too - unused for me in
>> that timeframe ...), so if this does not represent less than 5% of
>> users, I wonder what will.
> This is one of the most annoying attitudes throughout this debate. I still use a
> CD line-in on my soundcard. It might be "10 years old" stuff ... my sound card
> is 7 years old. But it *still works* ... why should I not use it?

- one less cable
- much lower quality
- newer readers do not have that output anymore


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