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+<!DOCTYPE glossary PUBLIC "-//KDE//DTD DocBook XML V4.2-Based Variant V1.1//EN" "dtd/kdex.dtd">
+To validate or process this file as a standalone document, uncomment
+this prolog. Be sure to comment it out again when you are done -->
+
+<glossary id="glossary">
+
+<glossentry id="gloss-alsa">
+<glossterm><acronym>ALSA</acronym></glossterm>
+<glossdef>
+<para>
+Advanced &Linux; Sound Architecture; a &Linux; sound card driver; not
+currently included with the standard kernel source code.
+</para>
+</glossdef>
+</glossentry>
+
+<glossentry id="gloss-arts">
+<glossterm>&arts;</glossterm>
+<glossdef>
+<para>
+Analog Real-Time Synthesizer; the name of the multimedia
+architecture/library/toolkit used by the &kde; project (note
+capitalization)
+</para>
+</glossdef>
+</glossentry>
+
+<glossentry id="gloss-bsd">
+<glossterm><acronym>BSD</acronym></glossterm>
+<glossdef>
+<para>
+Berkeley Software Distribution; here refers to any of several free
+&UNIX;-compatible operating systems derived from <acronym>BSD</acronym>
+&UNIX;.
+</para>
+</glossdef>
+</glossentry>
+
+<glossentry id="gloss-corba">
+<glossterm><acronym>CORBA</acronym></glossterm>
+<glossdef>
+<para>
+Common Object Request Broker Architecture; a standard for implementing
+object-oriented remote execution.
+</para>
+</glossdef>
+</glossentry>
+
+<glossentry id="gloss-cvs">
+<glossterm><acronym>CVS</acronym></glossterm>
+<glossdef>
+<para>
+Concurrent Versions System; a software configuration management system
+used by many software projects including &kde; and &arts;.
+</para>
+</glossdef>
+</glossentry>
+
+<glossentry id="glos-fft">
+<glossterm><acronym>FFT</acronym></glossterm>
+<glossdef>
+<para>
+Fast Fourier Transform; an algorithm for converting data from the time
+to frequency domain; often used in signal processing.
+</para>
+</glossdef>
+</glossentry>
+
+<glossentry id="gloss-full-duplex">
+<glossterm>Full Duplex</glossterm>
+<glossdef>
+<para>
+The ability of a sound card to simultaneously record and play audio.
+</para>
+</glossdef>
+</glossentry>
+
+<glossentry id="gloss-gpl">
+<glossterm><acronym>GPL</acronym></glossterm>
+<glossdef>
+<para>
+<acronym>GNU</acronym> General Public License; a software license
+created by the Free Software Foundation defining the terms for releasing
+free software.
+</para>
+</glossdef>
+</glossentry>
+
+<glossentry id="gloss-gui">
+<glossterm>&GUI;</glossterm>
+<glossdef>
+<para>
+Graphical User Interface
+</para>
+</glossdef>
+</glossentry>
+
+<glossentry id="gloss-idl">
+<glossterm><acronym>IDL</acronym></glossterm>
+<glossdef>
+<para>
+Interface Definition Language; a programming language independent format
+for specifying interfaces (methods and data).
+</para>
+</glossdef>
+</glossentry>
+
+<glossentry id="gloss-kde">
+<glossterm>&kde;</glossterm>
+<glossdef>
+<para>
+K Desktop Environment; a project to develop a free graphical desktop
+environment for &UNIX; compatible systems.
+</para>
+</glossdef>
+</glossentry>
+
+<glossentry id="gloss-lgpl">
+<glossterm><acronym>LGPL</acronym></glossterm>
+<glossdef>
+<para>
+<acronym>GNU</acronym> Lesser General Public License; a software license
+created by the Free Software Foundation defining the terms for releasing
+free software; less restrictive than the <acronym>GPL</acronym> and
+often used for software libraries.
+</para>
+</glossdef>
+</glossentry>
+
+<glossentry id="gloss-mcop">
+<glossterm>&MCOP;</glossterm>
+<glossdef>
+<para>
+Multimedia COmmunication Protocol; the protocol used for communication
+between &arts; software modules; similar to <acronym>CORBA</acronym> but
+simpler and optimized for multimedia.
+</para>
+</glossdef>
+</glossentry>
+
+<glossentry id="gloss-midi">
+<glossterm>&MIDI;</glossterm>
+<glossdef>
+<para>
+Musical Instrument Digital Interface; a standard protocol for
+communication between electronic musical instruments; often also used to
+refer to a file format for storing &MIDI; commands.
+</para>
+</glossdef>
+</glossentry>
+
+<glossentry id="gloss-oss">
+<glossterm><acronym>OSS</acronym></glossterm>
+<glossdef>
+<para>
+Open Sound System; the sound drivers included with the &Linux; kernel
+(sometimes called <acronym>OSS</acronym>/Free) or a commercial version
+sold by 4Front Technologies.
+</para>
+</glossdef>
+</glossentry>
+
+</glossary>