Well aren't we all using an ESDaRTsOSSAlsaNasJackPulseAudio sound system these days?
Originally Posted by Aradreth
Sound systems are not codecs.
Originally Posted by Jimmy
Sending the sound data after it's been decoded is done by the game engine I believe, I could be wrong I've never looked into it.
Originally Posted by Jimmy
Gah! I hate it when news sites report opinion/editorial stories as fact. News Flash! Aliens have landed! ...Well, actually, we were just twisting your nuts, but now that we've got your attention, here's why we think aliens might be landing in your back yard in the very near, and/or possibly distant future of a parallel universe near you!
I swear, the first paragraph of one of Phoronix's editorials, followed by the subsequent letdown, will some day be the end of me.
The NVidia driver will cause your machine to spontaneously explode! ...Well, actually, it's just a beta driver, and there's just this one minor bug that annoys us.
Last edited by immudium; 05-07-2008 at 03:04 PM.
Well, I see your point. Source maybe being worked on to be available in Linux, all the rest about Steam, and other Source games may very well be pure projection of our desires.
What the chips! What sort of crap are you pushing here?
Slashdot covered your "privileged information" almost EIGHT months ago.
As already said: if you're that desperate for visits, then don't get a reputation for bullshit.
I'm usually quite grateful for the news posted here, but I might feel the need to question it a little further from now-on. Congratulations
Ummm did you RTFA? The information we have isn't that simple job posting...
Originally Posted by tomm3h
I wonder if all of Ryan's recent porting jobs are going to debut on steam? His last 3 ports to linux have yet to see the light of day, UT3, Prey, and Serious Sam 2.
I did actually. I saw one speculative remark, based (from what we can tell in TFA) solely upon the aforementioned eight-month-old information.
Originally Posted by Michael
That was the first paragraph.
The following five paragraphs contained wonderful information about Steam, but do not in any way explain the sensationalist topic.
The seventh paragraph reported (48-hour-old) news that Postal 3 would be ported to Linux, whilst the eighth could simply be paraphrased as "we've predicted this already, so you should listen to what we say, k?"
So Postal 3's based upon Source, and it's coming to Linux? They couldn't just be doing a Blizzard and simply decide to work in-part with the Cedega/Wine teams, right? Or, could they have switched engines? More to the point, if this is the wonderful news you're bringing to us - why the wording in the following sentence?
If there's something you can't tell us, don't write an article with a sensationalist headline in order to dance around the topic with a view to hits and headlines.
Originally Posted by TFA
So yes, I did RTFA. Three times now.
It seems that life as a Linux user is getting better and better by leaps and bounds these days. I just hope that Valve will decide to port their already released games as that should be a relatively trivial matter after the engine is ported
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