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Re: X and other visions

From: Thomas Bushnell, BSG
Subject: Re: X and other visions
Date: 15 Jun 2004 12:51:44 -0700
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So I agree with Marcus, and I want to bring the key issue into

Marcus Brinkmann <marcus.brinkmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.de> writes:

> There are basically two philosophies when it comes to a sound card:
> One is to think of it as an integral part of the system console.

This is sometimes clearly right.  For example, the sound card on my
laptop, or a typical desk-top arrangement.  

> The other way to look at the sound card is that of a dedicated
> hardware.  

Other times this is clearly right.

I want to point out that these are not two different ways to look at
the sound card, but that they are two different usage models for sound
cards, and both should be supported.

This is what Marcus was saying, but I just wanted to make it crystal
clear in case it got missed, because it's important.


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