On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 5:06 PM, Jonathan Schleifer
> Am 23.05.2011 um 21:52 schrieb Zhihao Yuan:
>> if the device is not in use,
>> gajim only opens the device for 1 or 2 seconds.
> Which is *EXACTLY* the problem. If I start my movie player and someone sends
> me a message, I don't have any audio. Depending on how long the sounds is (4
> seconds are normal due to fade out), that's quite a long time for a single
> message. Having enabled sound for people signing on, I'm pretty much screwed
> if I ever want to use my soudcard for something besides Gajim …
> So no, if there is no sound player that allows playing sounds with mixing,
> Gajim should not play any sounds.
So? You mean an audio player that occupies the sound device for an
hour is correctly but an IM software that borrows the device for
seconds is incorrect? Think about it. And btw, no proper audio player
only supports OSS.
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