Fwd: Re: [Openal] alutLoadWAVFile
Ryan C. Gordon
icculus at clutteredmind.org
Mon Aug 22 07:29:32 PDT 2005
> I have no problem using the OpenAL CVS repository (although you might
> want to consider separating it so you can give developer privilages to
> work on ALUT without granting CVS write-privilages to the entire
> OpenAL tree - and vice-versa).
> What I think needs to be considered is whether separate release
> cycles are reasonable.
Hmm...might be a good point. If you want Subversion repository, I'm
happy to set one up at icculus.org for you (and again, it can always be
moved wherever later on).
> IMHO, at least for the first couple of go-arounds, ALUT needs to have
> a separate release cycle from OpenAL. ALUT's shiney new WAV loader
> *will* have bugs that need fixing. If we are lucky, providing a
> univeral 'alutLoadAudioFile' will encourage people to donate their
> own MP3/OGG/RAW/.au loaders.
I'm not sure we should go overboard on decoding everything under the
sun. It sounds like we're getting to the point where we're definitely
going to do a seperate alut in some form, but let's defer making
promises like this until we start spec'ing it out. :)
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