Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 26th Jan 2011 23:29 UTC, submitted by zegenie
KDE Before we get underway: I'm sorry, we don't have enough headline space to write 'KDE Releases Development Platform, Applications and Plasma Workspaces 4.6.0'. Then again, do any non-anal people every refer to it that way? No? I thought so. In any case, there's a new KDE version out with lots of new features, bug fixes, and performance enhancements.
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RE: Other notable improvements
by sj87 on Thu 27th Jan 2011 13:08 UTC in reply to "Other notable improvements"
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Phonon support for pulseaudio. Xine is no longer supported as a backend for Phonon, it is recommended to use either gstreamer or VLC backends instead.

Well this is interesting. It's not long since the Gstreamer backend was supposedly killed in favour of Xine. It was even removed from the Arch Linux version of KDE which I believe to be close to vanilla.

Btw, Gstreamer backend is still the same version - 0.1 - as it was back then, in 2009 I believe.

Edit: seems like they upped the version number to match Phonon's 4.4.4 for KDE 4.6.

Edited 2011-01-27 13:09 UTC

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