Paris summit : how to be informed of progress throughout the
rlrevell at joe-job.com
Tue Jun 20 20:36:49 BST 2006
On Tue, 2006-06-20 at 15:21 -0400, Shawn McMahon wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 20, 2006 at 12:10:51PM -0400, Lee Revell said:
> > Teamspeak also uses OSS and thus cannot coexist with any other apps that
> > use sound - it blocks the soundcard. Ugh.
> It's quite vile, I agree. I'd love an alternative. Also, it'd be nice
> if somebody eloquent would take the TeamSpeak guys to dinner and explain
> it to them, because their objection to opening the source is that
> "somebody like Microsoft would steal our code, and there's nothing we
> could do to stop them".
They don't need to open the source, I'd be happy if they just used a
reasonable audio API like ALSA.
I don't see why a proprietary app is necessary, I was at LAC2006 and
audio and video of all the talks was streamed live over the net using
100% free software.
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