A first task for Rawhide KDE testers
MathStuf at gmail.com
Thu Jul 23 15:25:55 UTC 2009
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> 2009/7/23 Rex Dieter <rdieter-
RuT4X3KXNXH2fBVCVOL8/A at public.gmane.org>:
>> Orcan Ogetbil wrote:
>>> I am just curious and have couple questions.
>>> -Why shall I want a gstreamer backend if I have a perfectly
>>> xine backend?
>>> -Is this a solution in search of a problem?
>>> -Is gstreamer going to be the default backend? If so, I hope
>>> doesn't turn to a disaster like pulseaudio.
>> True, -gstreamer is under evaluation to become the default
>> phonon-backend for F12, depending, of course, on the testing
>> feedback received.
>> -- Rex
> Feedback - This is crazy talk.
Thank you for your constructive criticism. We'll add it to the
Seriously though, Qt is developing the gstreamer backend as the
main one. KDE however feels the xine one is the way to go
(Amarok, Kaffeine). So, the worst that can happen (given that
both work to become the default)...we have two working backends.
Sounds good to me. Of course both backends have to stop sucking
in their own ways, but that should come in time.
This isn't the removal of xine (which is the one I've been using
since whenever), it will still be there for you to use if you so
choose. This is just which one is the default for new
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