> So the *x community should invent yet another audio driver
I do not see the necessarity of creating an other driver API.
But I see the necessarity to have a common audio API which is
based on one of the two existing driver APIs.
> At this moment all Unix vendors (other than official Linux)
All of them also work with ALSA.
> All applications
Some features and the freedom to use it at any time in any
> The current draft of the OSS 4.0 *) specification is
Well, somehow ALSA has been developed with reason.
> *) The OSS version included in the Linux kernel as well as
10 years is simply a long time.
I understand your point of view, but the train is already