[openal] Website is alive again...
Ryan C. Gordon
icculus at icculus.org
Sat Jul 25 22:46:58 EDT 2015
> * other OpenAL implementations, esp. OpenAL Soft, should be linked in
> the Downloads and/or Platforms pages
Yeah, we took the (ancient!) list from the Wayback Machine, and it
definitely needs updating. OpenAL-Soft not being on there is flatly
criminal, I'll fix that now.
(Also worth noting: Emscripten by default provides apps with an
> * is Apple's OpenAL implementation really Open Source? What kind of license?
Here's the source code to the OpenAL that ships with Mac OS X 10.10.1:
And it's LGPL, believe it or not:
Apple doesn't offer revision control for it to the public, and I doubt
they'd accept patches, but the source code is always published when new
OS releases ship, and has been for more than a decade now.
> * OpenAL Soft also supports Pulse Audio on Linux, maybe that should be
> mentioned as well.
OpenAL Soft basically supports anything that makes sound; maybe we
should just list this as "native" like the others?
> * it should be mentioned that the only use of the Creative SDK is the
> included PDFs of the Programmers Guide the EFX Guide :-P
This isn't my area of expertise. Is this really not useful at all any more?
> * Links to some OpenAL tutorials would be nice
Agreed, send me links, everyone!
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