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RE[7]: Comment by tuma324
by ssokolow on Fri 9th Apr 2010 20:41 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Comment by tuma324"
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They've tried. nenolod even wrote the beginnings of an X-Fi driver by modifying emu10k1 back before Creative released theirs. The ALSA devs ignored him.

All in all, I see ALSA as hovering in the state XFree86 was in for ages (Broken and tied to a management "team" who worked as a boat anchor but still waiting for that one bit of stupidity that'll push things over the edge and cause a catastrophic fork)

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