[LAD] Interoperability between session management systems

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Sun Feb 24 01:12:52 UTC 2013

On Sun, 2013-02-24 at 02:05 +0100, Johannes Kroll wrote:
> I imagine creating *something*
> that makes the existing systems work together, *without* changing the
> clients that use the existing systems. 
> I.e. one app may be thinking it's talking to non-session, one app
> speaks ladish, another thinks it's talking to jack-session, but in
> reality they all talk to one session manager which implements all 3
> (4... 7... umpteen) protocols.
> I have not looked at the implementations of the existing systems. Maybe
> what I'm proposing is not easily possible. In any case, I want you to
> understand that I'm not proposing to increase the number of systems in
> order to decrease the number of systems. That would be, indeed, dumb in
> a painfully obvious way.

I don't know how all those session managers work, but theoretically it
asks for race conditions, assumed different management systems try to
archive the same thing, but in a different order or something like this.


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