Bug#753584: Should depend on mate-media-pulse | mate-media-gstreamer
John Paul Adrian Glaubitz
glaubitz at physik.fu-berlin.de
Fri Jul 4 08:41:39 UTC 2014
On 07/04/2014 10:19 AM, Mike Gabriel wrote:
>> PulseAudio is everywhere now, and it's mature enough already to be used
>> as the default backend.
> doing something because everyone is doing it has not been a good reason
> for acting in the past with several awful examples in human history.
Eh, please keep that in philosophy class.
> Can you provide a more technical reason? Why should we skip using the
> gstreamer layer and directly communicate with pulseaudio? If I
> understand the gstreamer design correctly, it ends up using pulse
> underneath, anyway.
I already explained that. Pulse Audio has become the de-facto standard
audio server on Linux and MATE should therefore install it's PA
backend by default.
You also only get a fully working Pulse Audio volume control  in MATE
when mate-media-pulse is installed.
>  http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/VolumeControl#User_Experience
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