aRts maintenance

Dik Takken D.H.J.Takken at
Thu Dec 9 10:40:00 GMT 2004

On Thu, 9 Dec 2004, Marco Lohse wrote:

> Michael Donaghy wrote:
> [..]
>> I think gstreamer looks like it's taking the lead. The gnome people seem 
>> to be more or less behind it, and if arts is unmaintained as looks like 
>> will be the case then you'll probably have to drop support eventually. Any 
>> chance of 
> I am really tired of hearing that some framework is 'taking the lead' or
> 'is the standard'. What is this actually supposed to mean?

He is probably talking about GStreamer having the largest mindshare in the 
KDE community. If the major KDE Multimedia developers (Juk, AmaroK, ...) 
like GStreamer, well..

>> or something similar endorsing one method or other? I 
>> think the benefits of everyone using the same framework are probably 
>> greater than the benefits any particular system has over another.
> what makes you think so? Have you compared the different frameworks in
> detail?
> Have fun, Marco.
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