On Fri, 2 Jun 1995, Gordon F. Ross wrote:
> Since there are millions more users of PCs than of Macs, I was wondering
> why it's taking so long for an audio version of CUSeeMe for Windows to be
> produced, especially since the Sound Blaster audio format seems to be
> the standard for the PC and is thus in widespread use. In other words,
> PCs have not, for quite some time, been limited to the tinny sounds
> of the internal PC speaker but have been able to send sounds to one's
> stereo speakers. It is thus not just the Mac that has audio capability.
> No doubt I'm immediately displaying my ignorance of how audio is
> transmitted over the Internet. :-) Yes, it is true. I am ignorant of
> that. I'm an English teacher, not a computer engineer.
> Nevertheless, I recall a CUSeeMe readme.txt file (or something like that)
> dating from the fall of 1994 which said that audio for the PC version
> should be available soon. Well, we are now approaching the summer of 1995.
> Actually, this message arises from my eagerness to *hear* and *speak to*
> the people I can now view and also from my envy of you Mac users, whose
> machines have had this capability from the early days of CUSeeMe. :-)
> In any case, forgive my impatience, you engineers and programmers who are
> working, no doubt feverishly enough, to present us PC users with the gift
> of CUSeeMe sound! I will hold my tongue.
> For now. ;-)
> All the best --
> Gordon Ross