Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 11th May 2006 15:41 UTC, submitted by JCooper
Multimedia, AV Gstreamer developer Christian Schaller explains why he thinks Phonon (announced a few days ago by the KDE project) is a broken wheel. "I have held back blogging about Phonon for some time to avoid flamewars, but I don't want to have efforts like OSDL delayed due to setups like Phonon being promoted or thought of as a workable solution for the issues faced. Let me start of with a brief introduction to the area of multimedia frameworks."
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RE[2]: Meh
by rattaro on Thu 11th May 2006 18:44 UTC in reply to "RE: Meh"
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"Freedom is useless if 4 of the 5 options. . ."

Freedom is NEVER useless. The programs may be, but not freedom. Freedom is priceless. Unfortunately, most people don't realize that until they lose it.

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