Talk:JACK Audio Connection Kit

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What is that[edit]

Wow, looks like I'll start the discussion. That flow chart makes no sense at all. EvanR 08:04, 28 February 2006 (UTC)

Agreed. Also, once it is revised, I think it'd be a good idea for an image in place of text. Sam 23:21, 21 July 2006 (UTC)
I also have no idea what that chart means --MarSch 13:10, 9 October 2006 (UTC)

Net support GNU/Linux to Windows[edit]

Does anyone have references to info that would explain whether Jack supports playing audio applications on GNU/Linux to a remote Windows machine that has the actual speakers attached? 71.172.68.78 (talk) 10:16, 13 September 2009 (UTC)

Notability[edit]

Someone has put a notability tag on this article. This seems absurd to me. The notability guidelines for products include the following: "Information on products and services should generally be included in the article on the company itself". What company might that be, in the case of JACK? This is open-source software. There is no "company" involved.

In my opinion, JACK is notable, if only because it's almost impossible to do pro audio work in Linux without it. If we need more sources to establish notability, we should certainly be able to find them. SoCalDonF (talk) 01:09, 16 December 2009 (UTC)

I agree. In support of this, I added a mention of Paul Davis's 2004 Open Source Award for Jack (and a reference to the TechRepublic article). Thanks to Jack O'Quin on the linux audio mailing list for bringing the reference to my attention. Ndokos (talk) 01:08, 17 February 2010 (UTC)
I have added some citations (more are needed, but it's kind of hard to find quotable support for perceived consensus in an open-source culture), and removed the notability tag - this article has issues, but notability is clearly not one of them. JACK has been a key part of linux audio infrastructure for years. I have also tried to demonstrate its role in nudging Linus towards better real-time performance in the kernel.--Nettings (talk) 10:26, 17 February 2010 (UTC)