Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 27th Apr 2006 21:01 UTC, submitted by borker
KDE With Phonon, KDE developers will be able to write applications with multimedia functionality in a fraction of the time needed with one of the above mentioned media frameworks and libraries. This will facilitate the usage of media capabilities in the KDE desktop and applications.
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The other advantage is...
by yokem55 on Thu 27th Apr 2006 21:36 UTC
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This makes it much easier for kde multimedia apps to run on the windows and mac platforms. This api makes it much easier for them to use the native multimedia systems. For instance on windows Phonon could have a directshow backend and on mac, a quicktime backend.

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