[nas] Re: nas and pulseaudio?

Jon Trulson jon at radscan.com
Mon Nov 12 16:13:03 MST 2007

On Sun, 11 Nov 2007, Tobias Diedrich wrote:

> 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. :)

   Well, that's what, maybe a couple hours of work?  ;-)

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