Noone maintaining this (and OSS)
I tried to contact the author, and he doesn't seem to read the email box provided in the project web page.
I made a module for using OSS instead of Alsa: sound_oss.c (http://vicerveza.homeunix.net/~viric/soft/speextalk/sound_oss.c). Change the Makefile for it to use the OSS module instead of the Alsa.
(I have a via82xxx sound card which records well only in OSS. In fact, OSS over alsa. But it doesn't work in alsa directly. I don't know why)
An open, cross-platform journaling program.
A scientific plotting package.