Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 7th Feb 2007 09:09 UTC, submitted by ronaldst
KDE "Like the previously featured articles on new KDE 4 technologies for Job Processes or SVG Widgets, today we feature the shiny new multimedia technology Phonon. Phonon is designed to take some of the complications out of writing multimedia applications in KDE 4, and ensure that these applications will work on a multitude of platforms and sound architectures. Unfortunately, writing about a sound technology produces very few snazzy screenshots, so instead this week has a few more technical details. Read on for the details."
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Over Abstraction?
by siti on Wed 7th Feb 2007 09:39 UTC
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I don't think it's very smart abstracting the abstraction layer. Gstreamer is an abstraction layer, so why would you want to build another one on top?

Also in the article it mentions about implementing other backends. Isn't this just duplicated effort? In my opinion they should just put more effort in to enhancing gstreamer and make good C++ bindings!

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