Re: [LAU] FireWire audio on Linux: past, present and future

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To: Dave Phillips <dlphillips@...>
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Date: Friday, June 15, 2012 - 2:23 pm

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On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 10:13 AM, Dave Phillips wrote:

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Firewire has always been rarer hardware. USB3 has provided an alternative
but really it isn't that cause of FW's disappearance, at least in as far as
audio/video hardware etc. is concerned. PCI-E on the desktop and
Thunderbolt surprisingly seems to be doing a better job of that with
product announcements lately.

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On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 10:13 AM, Dave P=
hillips <dlphillips@woh.rr.com> wrote:

Excellent article/interviews. However, it ignores a rather salient developm=
ent - the gradual disappearance of Firewire from desktop and laptop machine=
s. The last time I shopped I was surprised to see that FW, like PCI, is bec=
oming rare hardware, presumably due to improved performance from USB3 (?).<=
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Firewire has always been rarer hardware. =A0 USB3=
has provided an alternative but really it isn't that cause of FW's=
disappearance, at least in as far as audio/video hardware etc. is concerne=
d.=A0 PCI-E on the desktop and Thunderbolt surprisingly seems to be doing a=
better job of that with product announcements lately.
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[LAU] FireWire audio on Linux: past, present and future, Alexandre Prokoudine, (Fri Jun 15, 1:14 pm)
Re: [LAU] FireWire audio on Linux: past, present and future, Alexandre Prokoudine, (Fri Jun 15, 2:46 pm)
Re: [LAU] FireWire audio on Linux: past, present and future, Jeremy Jongepier, (Mon Jun 18, 7:12 am)
Re: [LAU] FireWire audio on Linux: past, present and future, Thomas Vecchione, (Fri Jun 15, 2:23 pm)
Re: [LAU] FireWire audio on Linux: past, present and future, Thomas Vecchione, (Fri Jun 15, 3:23 pm)