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Re: auditory icons



extra channels like /dev/audio1 will work as a function of
your sound card --and if available viavoice outloud goes
ahead and tries to open those --newer cards like the SBLive
have multiple channels I think. Doesn't work on my 64Gold
which is why I introduced midi icons 
>>>>> "Bryan" == Bryan Smart <bsmart@pobox.com> writes:

    Bryan> It should also be noted that the commercial sound
    Bryan> drivers from www.opensound.com support software
    Bryan> mixing of audio channels.  Previous versions
    Bryan> created several audio devices (/dev/audio1
    Bryan> /dev/audio2 /dev/audio3 etc) which could be used
    Bryan> at the same time.  This, however, forced the user
    Bryan> to modify their apps to use a specific audio
    Bryan> device.  The newest versions of OSS dynamically
    Bryan> allocate the next free virtual sound device when
    Bryan> a program tries to access /dev/audio or /dev/dsp.
    Bryan> The end result is that multiple sound
    Bryan> applications can play sound at once.  Note that
    Bryan> this info comes from reading OpenSound's web
    Bryan> page; I haven't upgraded to the latest version to
    Bryan> test this feature.

    Bryan> Best, Bryan

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