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Re: [SLE] Another why?
  • From: Randall R Schulz <rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 2 Jan 2006 10:39:23 -0800
  • Message-id: <200601021039.23711.rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
Philipp,

On Monday 02 January 2006 10:04, Philipp Thomas wrote:
> On Mon, 2 Jan 2006 07:52:32 -0800, Randall R Schulz wrote:
> >I don't think that makes any sense.
>
> It does, it's just that I stated it suboptimal :) So let me try to
> rephrase that: some programs just send commands to the CD player and
> rely on the CD/DVD drive to have an analogue connection to the sound
> cards while others actually read the digital information via the bus
> and then send that data to the sound device.
>
> Does that make it a bit clearer?

I went back to read the post to which I replied, and I think I
misunderstood what you were saying. I interpreted it to mean that the
software could read audio data via the signal path that includes that
analog connection, which clearly it cannot. Instead, you meant that the
CD can be played out the machine's audio system via that path, which it
clearly can (when those analog cables are properly connected, of
course).


> Philipp


Randall Schulz

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