Bringing Cantata under the KDE umbrella?
sitter at kde.org
Tue Feb 21 08:47:04 GMT 2023
you are making my case for me
On Tue, Feb 21, 2023 at 9:39 AM Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net> wrote:
> Am 21.02.23 um 07:04 schrieb Harald Sitter:
> >> Part of the incubation process is to gather what's the team working on it.
> >> https://community.kde.org/Incubator/Projects/DescriptionTemplate
> > +1. That said, what we could do is incubate into playground and see if
> > we can assemble the required "Healthy team (healthy proportion of
> > volunteers, inclusive towards new contributors, ideally more than one
> > developer)" if not the incubation would simply fail.
> >> It feels wrong to incubate a project that is already out of
> >> development. Especially when we already have a number of music
> >> players...
> > I feel like there is a bit of nuance here. AFAIK neither libvlc nor
> > gstreamer have support for mpd so this does occupy a niche of its own.
> > Now, whether that justifies having yet another UI instead of investing
> > into backend abstraction of one of our existing UIs is another
> > question entirely. A question I would expect to get an answer TBH. Why
> > incubate cantata when we could make elisa or juk grow mpd support?
> > There is a substantial amount of code in the UI
> it's not only the mpd support
> features like cached lyrics, lastfm, wikipedia, serverside playlists....
> software written to export lyrics so that they are present when you
> switch to info-mode
> [harry at srv-rhsoft:~/.cache/cantata]$ disk-usage.sh
> 8136 Files 17836 KB 17 MB : albums/
> 7142 Files 21459 KB 20 MB : artists/
> 9800 Files 1267415 KB 1237 MB : covers/
> 4798 Files 11289 KB 11 MB : covers-scaled/
> 100738 Files 108256 KB 105 MB : lyrics/
> 0 Files 0 KB 0 MB : scrobbling/
> 1 Files 7 KB 0 MB : wikipedia/
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