On 12/17/05, Lee Revell wrote:
I don't know if it's implied somewhere in the comments above but I
think that, as a user coming from the Windows and recently Mac world
that making sure pretty much everything out there that gets linked on
a web page should be able to play from in the browser you are using.
There are some strange aspects about mplayer and web browsers, at
least on my systems, which can end up with multiple mp3's playing at
the same time. Stuff like starting an mp3/ogg/xxx file playing, and
then hitting the back button, should stop the audio, or if it doesn't,
hitting another audio link should stop the previous one from playing.
Anyway, that's my 2 cents. It's great that you guys are talking about
making this better.
Also, the OSS api could possibly go away but there are still huge
numbers of apps that depend on it. Lots of old Linux games, etc.,
shouldn't suddently fail. As long as alsa-oss handles that it should