polypaudio -> esound

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Fri Mar 11 12:22:47 CST 2005

On Fri, Mar 11, 2005 at 12:38:53PM +0100, Simon Santoro wrote:

> No, you are not. I am really happy with polypaudio. Everything works 
> great! Even quake2 (with oss audio), quake3, wine, all other games, 
> totem-xine, flash... everything worked great for me with polypaudio. 
> With esd I had to kill it every time before I could play games that make 
> use of oss directly. With polypaudio not. I hope that after the drop of 
> polypaudio everything just works like it is now for me.

We need to choose the course of action which will be best overall for Ubuntu
and its users; this cannot always be the best for each individual user.  You
are welcome to continue using polypaudio if it works well for you, though we
will not be officially supporting it for Hoary.

 - mdz

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