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RE: [K12OSN] Client RAM requirements? (overkill) / SOUND

If in gnome then esd opens up a port from server to client and pipes the 
data across. No compression or such.. probably need about 1mb/s for it.

On Mon, 27 May 2002, Greg Long wrote:

>Client side SOUND...I read mention of that - I'll have to read more.  I
>was thinking that over a network sound would bog everything down...and I
>was also wondering how .wav audio is transmitted...it must be
>audio-lossy compressed in fashion similar to mp3 compression?  MIDI
>wouldn't be much of a problem of course.
>Anyways, I don't think sound is too important.  If a multimedia lab is
>the goal that probably gets to the point when you'd need so much server
>and network power that it would be desirable to build a bunch of what we
>would consider currently to be a low-end workstations to be the clients.
>Hopefully Linux will become viable as a multimedia machine
>sometime...video/audio editing currently sucks pretty much. Sadly, even
>the popular GPL app VirtualDub is Win32 only.

Stephen John Smoogen
  smooge mindspring com

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