midi support by default

Harald Sitter apachelogger at ubuntu.com
Fri Sep 11 20:32:28 BST 2009

On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 11:37 AM, Harald Sitter<apachelogger at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> https://bugs.edge.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/kubuntu-meta/+bug/424919
> Currently kubuntu can't play midi files out of the box. This is mostly
> because xine does not have a midi decoder, so any solution would
> probably require either pulling in a new media backend (gstreamer?) or
> using a solution that implements its own decoder (security concerns?).
> Due to the lack of support in upstream xine and the limited usecase I
> would reject this wish and redirect the reporter to xine. If xine
> implements a decoder, kaffeine and amarok will be able to play midi.

Any opinions on this or one of the other threads I started?

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