Media Options for KDE 4

Neil Stevens neil at
Mon Feb 24 22:04:16 GMT 2003

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On Monday February 24, 2003 01:57, Tim Jansen wrote:
> On Monday 24 February 2003 22:44, Neil Stevens wrote:
> > It's not acceptable becuase it's different from the entire rest of
> > KDE. KDE multimedia systems are not a world to their own.  We're not
> > to be less portable than the rest of KDE, less consistent than the
> > rest of KDE, or anything of the sort. Any KDE apps hould be able to
> > use KDE multimedia resources.  Throwing up some out-of-the-blue C
> > library requirement greatly hinders that.
> Yes, I see the problems with C, but so far there is not a single
> framework that does use C++ in its core or for the codecs. So unless you
> or someone else is willing to commit several man-years (or possibly
> rather man-decades) into creating one, we will stick with a framework
> that uses C.

Resigning ourselves to interact with C does not require us to use glib, 

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