Prospects of an OpenAL audio driver...

Nick Burns adger44 at
Sat Jun 3 16:07:35 CDT 2006

On Fri, 02 Jun 2006 02:08:04 -0700, Nick Burns wrote:
>>Are there any problems with using OpenAL for such a purpose?

>Probably not, it depends on the exact level of abstraction OpenAL gives.
>But it begs the question - why?

>thanks -mike

The reason for using OpenAL is for platforms that dont have alsa/oss/esd/... 
For one it gives a chance to test audio on windows for example -- and on mac 
osx (although the winecoreaudio driver is making great progress).

- Nick

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