[nas] Re: nas and pulseaudio?
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
> That would indeed be cool. :)
Exactly. Someone would have to write that plugin though. :)
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