Instructions for using JACK with with Wine's ALSA output on wiki: reverted twice

Andrew Eikum aeikum at
Mon Mar 12 07:11:05 CDT 2012


On Sun, Mar 11, 2012 at 10:15:40AM -0600, Vitaliy Margolen wrote:
> That information simply does not belong on Wine wiki. It talks about
> making Jack work as Alsa sound device. This has nothing to do with
> Wine in particular. Especially that he posted the link to an
> external wiki which has most of this information.
> Let me make it a bit more clear, Wine is huge and it uses lots and
> lots of system libraries, packages, subsystems, features, and so on.
> Unless some information directly related to Wine it should not be
> posted on the Wine wiki. Or we'll end up with a huge collection of
> generic Linux/OS X/BSD/ARM/etc articles that will rot over time.

Next time you're going to delete an entire half of a Wiki page that
someone clearly cares about and maintains (see the edit history),
please contact that someone first so we can discuss what should be
done about the information that doesn't belong there.

I agree that the Wiki isn't the best place for that code, and I was
planning on getting around to fixing it. In the meantime, I had linked
to that code in Bug 29294 and now it's not there for users to find.
There is no emergency here that could not have been better resolved
by a discussion over email.

The fact that you've been specifically called out in two threads in
one weekend might be a hint that it is _your_ behavior that is


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