Another Potential Slave... I mean Programmer

Derek J Witt djw at
Sun Feb 3 12:17:13 CST 2002

Hehe. I meant to say that sound quality from esound is not as clear as artsd.
The best way to notice that is trying to play stereo sound. E.g. Real Player
is very noticable (even in monoaural). Sorry for the confusion, Lee.

-- Derek.

>On Sat, 2002-02-02 at 10:01, Derek Witt wrote:
>> Yeah, aRtsD can run stand alone without KDE.  I do believe artsd is
>> superior to esd in that the output doesn't sound like a scratchy shortwave

>> radio.   On my machine, aRtsD does have slightly more overhead (according

>> to top), but it's hardly noticeable on my box.
>scratchy shortwave radio???...based on what listening device? just
>curious here..

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