[linux-audio-user] ALSA: What is the website missing?

Patrick Shirkey pshirkey at boosthardware.com
Tue Dec 2 11:49:40 EST 2003

Tim Orford wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 11:54:48PM +0900, Patrick Shirkey wrote:
>>This is supposed to be the functionality of the user additions section. 
>>Writing up a specific .asoundrc for every card supported is an awesome 
>>task. It would require the developers (usually Takashi or Jaroslav) to 
>>spend the time for every device known to work. That means less actual 
>>coding. However there are plenty of people who use the devices and 
>>figure out the syntax for the .asoundrc by themselves. Recently I have 
>>been recieving about 4 useful additions per week.
> what about editing of the user submitted notes?
> when the number of submissions increases, it becomes harder
> to digest the information, some of it being better than others.
> Ideally it might be nice to integrate good comments into the body
> of the page. As its obviously far too much for Takashi and Jaroslav,
> how about assigning responsibility for this to someone who owns
> one of the cards. Eg i currently use the cmi8738 and would be willing
> to be editor for this card. I can imagine there might be problems
> with this, but....

I am more than willing to accept patches or updates to the relevant text.

What you are suggesting would be very useful. The more people who are 
participating in keeping the docs upto date the more chance we have of 
doing a good job.

Also, could everyone who is interested please have a look at this 
updated version of the matrix:


I will be working on this page from now on.

Patrick Shirkey - Boost Hardware Ltd.
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