Linked by Kroc Camen on Thu 4th Dec 2008 18:20 UTC
Editorial Songbird is a new open-source music player that has this week landed at 1.0. Songbird is described as a "web player"- a music player for this modern, connected era. It blends the web-rendering core of Firefox (Gecko), with the media capabilities of GStreamer- a cross-platform, open-source media playback engine.
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RE[7]: Comment by leos
by Thom_Holwerda on Thu 4th Dec 2008 22:18 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Comment by leos"
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It's not about how many languages one speaks (I do a few), but about control. I don't need anything else than UI in English, and spelling control in UK and NL - that's it. The rest is just wasted space. And it can amount to hundreds of megabytes on a Mac.

A simple control panel applet where you can remove unused languages would suffice. Doesn't even need to be at install time.

That is not to say others do it any better. Try getting spelling control installed on Windows or Office - other than your default one. Is it even possible?

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RE[8]: Comment by leos
by PlatformAgnostic on Sat 6th Dec 2008 20:40 in reply to "RE[7]: Comment by leos"
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Yeah.. it's not that hard. Office comes with an applet to add additional language spelling and grammar support and Windows has a dialog which you can use to add keyboard, handwriting, and speech input layouts.

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