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SubjectRe: Is it time for remove (crap) ALSA from kernel tree ?
Tomasz Kłoczko wrote:
> On Sun, 24 Jun 2007, Alan Cox wrote:
> [..]
>> Years ago Linux dumped OSS for ALSA because ALSA offered far better
>> functionality and support. Why would we go back to the stone age ?
>> Its something useful to various other platforms with basically no
>> hardware support but Linux has ALSA and very good hardware support and
>> ALSA even has emulation for back compatibility with old OSS apps.
>> Ten years ago it would probably have made a difference, five maybe, today
>> its a release of historical code at best, and since they shipped binary
>> modules for Linux more like 'getting around to complying with the
>> licence' than anything else.
> Sory Alan but I don't want philosophical/historical discuss.
> Try to answer on question "ALSA or OSS ?" using *only* technical arguments.

You dare to demand technical arguments while you have not provided a single
one. How dare you?

Carlo Florendo
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