Dragon Player in kdereview, proposed move into kdemultimedia

Dirk Mueller mueller at kde.org
Wed Jan 30 14:31:40 GMT 2008

On Monday 07 January 2008, Ian Monroe wrote:

> I've just moved Dragon Player into kdereview. Dragon Player is a
> simple video player, the KDE4 version of Max Howell's Codeine. Thanks
> to Phonon, it lacks most of the bugs of Codeine. :) But like Codeine
> it designed to be easy to play movie files and DVDs, with new features
> designed to all be unobtrusive. It also has a video-playing KPart.

I might be a bit too late with my objection, but what is the reason for adding 
a GPL'ed video player to KDE?

I can't think of anything less useful than that :-( It essentially means that 
we can not play anything with it legally (because of patent relicensing 


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