Re: [linux-audio-user] RE: [linux-audio-dev] regarding the 2nd Book Of Linux Music & Sound

From: Lee Revell <>
Date: Fri Mar 31 2006 - 05:52:24 EEST

On Thu, 2006-03-30 at 19:36 -0500, Ivica Ico Bukvic wrote:
> > > Before anyone starts writing new documentation, what is most desperately
> > > needed is for someone to remove all the bad documentation out there (for
> > > example most of the ALSA wiki dealing with .asoundrc files and dmix)
> >
> > Yes, absolutely.
> Seems to me that what could solve both the issue of consolidation and of
> duplicate, mostly outdated documentation is generating a central website
> that provides one Wiki page for every pertinent topic, whether that be a
> specific software, system setup topic (i.e. ALSA), and/or
> distribution-specific how-to. The end-users and/or project devs/contributors
> could help generate the material

IMHO wikis are what got us into this mess - there's nothing to stop
users from posting wildly inaccurate information. So you end up with
dozens of users posting .asoundrcs that they don't understand, but
happened to solve (or hide) some problem for them.

Received on Fri Mar 31 08:15:14 2006

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.8 : Fri Mar 31 2006 - 08:15:15 EEST