Zorba the Hutt (zorbathut) wrote,
Zorba the Hutt

Total time spent installing Debian: One day.
Total time spent trying to convince Debian to talk to my hardware: Two days.
Total time spent trying to get SDL to do audio *and* video *at the same time*: One day.
Total time spent trying to get SDLSound functioning bearably: One day.
Total time spent looking for alternative open-source packages besides SDL: One day.

Total time deliberating about scrapping open-source entirely, throwing Win2k on, and writing a Winamp plugin: One week.

Total time spent doing all of the aforementioned work: Two days.


Time spent writing nonfunctional open-source solution: Six days.
Time spent writing functional closed-source solution: Two days.

Closed-source one, open-source zero. Round 2 will happen in maybe a year or two if I bother.
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