[gst-devel] General questions about GStreamer

David Schleef ds at schleef.org
Fri Jan 7 17:44:23 CET 2005

On Fri, Jan 07, 2005 at 11:53:06PM +0100, Hynek Hanke wrote:
> Maybe I'm looking for a solution in the wrong place (media framework),
> but how would you handle these situations:
> 1) The user is accessing his machine remotely. He can easily redirect
> X Window to his machine, but how does he redirect audio in some easy
> way? (e.g. for the blind this is important)

Use a sound server.

> 2) The user works on his own machine, but wants the media (in our case
> ogg decoding and speech synthesis through an external component) to
> be processed on a more powerful remote machine.

Ogg (vorbis) decoding and speech synthesis aren't particularly
very demanding on CPU power.  Any machine someone would want to
use as a desktop will have enough power to handle these.


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