Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 17th Dec 2009 22:16 UTC
Mac OS X Late last night (CET), we reported on the story that the VLC project needed more developers for the Mac version of this popular video player, or else the Mac variant may disappear. Just about every website out there reported on this issue, but it turns out it all got a bit exaggerated (on the internet? Surely you jest...). We spoke to VLC developer Pierre d'Herbemont to clarify the issue, and they've also put up a wiki page about the so-called demise of the Mac version of VLC. He also detailed what, exactly, they meant by "Apple is blocking us".
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RE[2]: Qt4 Interface?
by sbergman27 on Fri 18th Dec 2009 00:49 UTC in reply to "RE: Qt4 Interface?"
sbergman27
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It's jut not Mac. Stands out like a sore thumb.

I wonder if that really matters for a media player. Media players really require UI's quite far removed from the usual routine of "File Edit View Search Tools" anyway. For example in Gnome, Totem blends in seemlessly with the desktop... but feels like a text editor that's been modified to be a media player. VLC clashes a bit with the HID and is as overly-busy as any KDE app. But for a media player, I think that's probably appropriate.

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