[Mageia-dev] mageia sound tasks

SaschaS ungleichklang at gmail.com
Sat Dec 18 10:03:36 CET 2010

So I see basically that we need a guidline on how mageia deals with Spinoffs

If all task are in the repos, I can understand those who say that there are
to many task.
If the spinoffs are handled as separate projects, we could provide a cusom
.iso and different sound-tasks, that people download from the spinoff page.
The a

2010/12/18 Daniel Kreuter <daniel.kreuter85 at googlemail.com>

> On Sat, Dec 18, 2010 at 7:04 AM, herman <herman at aeronetworks.ca> wrote:
>> On Fri, 2010-12-17 at 15:30 -0700, Frank Kober wrote:
>> > I'm here for sure. Doing subtasks was one of the ideas coming in from
>> several linuxmao.org members. This idea got rejected from the mdv people
>> with the argument that there are already too many task metapackages. It was
>> difficult to get a common opinion on it by the musicians anyway, but finally
>> the most useful division would be a bit in the sense of the current
>> task-sound-studio, i.e. use cases: Audio recording, Audio synthesis and
>> composing, live tools (loopers, etc..), sounds (soundfonts in particular
>> which are large data files), video?.
>> > But you will see that it is not so easy to make coherent and useful
>> subsets. Another example would be the ubuntu studio grouping.
>> >
>> > I think there should be just a clear separation of music consumer tasks
>> and music creation tasks, and already the latter includes some of the first
>> one...
>> IMHO the most important thing is to make a basic package that works.
>> The user can then add other things they like.  As things are, it is very
>> difficult for an ordinary mortal to make a working sound system by
>> installing individual packages.
> The basic music tasks such as soundserver (pulse or alsa), music/video
> player should already be in the main distribution included like we know
> already from existing distributions.
> What I would like is a task-package which includes everything needed for a
> working multimedia computer such like mpd for music streaming, and something
> similar for video streaming over a network.
> And maybe we can also make a similar task for the creators out there?
> --
> Mit freundlichen Grüßen
> Greetings
> Daniel Kreuter
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