[nas] Re: nas and pulseaudio?

Tobias Diedrich ranma+nas at tdiedrich.de
Sun Nov 11 14:26:45 MST 2007

Jon Trulson wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Nov 2007, Tobias Diedrich wrote:
>> Jon Trulson wrote:
>>>   OSS and ALSA are low level API's... Esound is a 'simple' sound
>>>   server.  There are no doubt esound, alsa and oss plugins for pulse
>>>   audio.  There could be a nas plugin as well, if someone wanted to
>>>   write one... Or am I missing something?
>> Pulseaudio also has a esound server plugin, i.e. esound clients can
>> connect to pulseaudio using the esound protocol.
>> Now, a nas server plugin would certainly be nice, especially since
>> pulseaudio has working resampling and you can also control the
>> volume of each client using a gui tool. :)
>   Ahhh... I didn't get that nuance from the website.  So basically, a
>   plugin (or minature nasd server really) would be integrated into
>   pulse audio, allowing it to understand NAS protocol?  It would
>   listen on the same ports, etc so that all existing nas clients could
>   talk NAS to a pulse audio server instead and not really know the
>   difference?.
>   That would indeed be cool. :)

Exactly.  Someone would have to write that plugin though. :)

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