JuK -> KDE CVS
clee at kde.org
Fri Feb 28 12:10:43 GMT 2003
For the record, I'm all for JuK in CVS. I think that kdemm is a fine
place for it, as well.
On Friday, February 28, 2003, at 02:54 AM, Scott Wheeler wrote:
> Well, as many of you know JuK 1.0 came out about 10 days ago. For
> those of
> you that aren't familiar with JuK, it's a jukebox type-o-thing for KDE.
> (Screenies and such, also CVS instructions there -- HEAD has had a
> number of
> cleanups relative to the 1.x branch.)
> On almost every platform there is a dominant Winamp clone-ish thing
> XMMS, Noatun) and a dominant jukebox (iTunes, RealOne, RhythmBox).
> those that are not familiar with RhythmBox, that's the Gnome jukebox
> People have been asking since long before the release if / when I
> would move
> JuK to KDE CVS. So, that's the topic of this email. :-)
> So, some of the notable things about JuK are tagging, playlist
> import and export of m3u files, audio meta data and playlist caching,
> support for aRts and GStreamer (uses aRts by default). And there's
> quite a
> list of features that the couple of us working on it have on our TODO.
> JuK also have been received really well, it's already been picked up
> by SuSE,
> Gentoo, Debian, Mandrake (contrib) and FreeBSD (shortly). And there
> over 600 downloads in the first day that it was out (even before all
> of these
> packages were available). So far the feedback has been great.
> Developer interest has also been high, and these have been the guys
> bugging me
> to move JuK from SourceForge CVS into KDE's. Plus I wouldn't mind the
> contributors. :-)
> So, are there any objections to moving the repository into KDE CVS?
> I'd want an actualy server move rather than a fresh import because
> there's a
> lot of version history there. It's been in CVS for 1 year.) At this
> I've been convinced that KDE Multimedia is the best place for it,
> because I'm horrible about organizing releases. Also I think it's
> saft to
> say that JuK would get a little more use than ArtsBuilder for
> instance. :-)
> However, if there is broad objection here, I'd be willing to fall back
> to KDE
> Extra Gear.
> The three chief virtues of a programmer are: laziness, impatience and
> --Larry Wall
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