[Kde-windows] PHONON on win32

Ralf Habacker ralf.habacker at freenet.de
Thu Apr 27 22:57:15 BST 2006

Jarosław Staniek schrieb:
> Phonon is the Multimedia API for KDE.
> http://developer.kde.org/documentation/library/cvs-api/kdelibs-apidocs/phonon/html/index.html
> I have no time to play with it as much as I want even on Linux, but for win32 
> I was thinking about reusing foobar2000 (http://www.foobar2000.org/) as a 
> audio backend. 
As far as I can see looks foobar2000 like a regular media player like 
realplayer or windows media player. I think KDE needs a backend audio 
library. Could this be splitted in foobar200 from the gui ?

> Then at least audio will be available quickly with most 
> expected features.
> Excuse me if such proposal is already known.
> I guess it's important to touch this before the PHONON API is stabilized, so 
> possible portability problems can be identifies. If you are interested in this 
> topic or if you know anybody that may want to be involved, please answer.
> Having even a small part of PHONON API supported on win32 will increase 
> quality and appearance of the API as we will be able to avoid ugly #ifdefs 
> even for multimedia-related code.

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