Current situation of amarok, and of latex tools

Daniel Chen seven.steps at
Wed May 13 19:22:56 UTC 2009

On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 3:03 PM, Mackenzie Morgan <macoafi at> wrote:
> Amarok works, but it *is* a feature regression over previous versions.  It
> used to play CDs, for example. It does not now.  Upstream's working on it, but
> they didn't consider it a priority for releasing Amarok2, thinking most people
> download their music, and ripping a CD doesn't take too long anyway.

Which is a perfectly valid, if misled, assumption. It still does not
remove the fact that Amarok was tested regardless whether there are
feature regressions.

I wrote:
>> Again, for which users on what hardware? Do those users constitute the
>> majority of people using Ubuntu?

You replied:
> Actually, Daniel, it is rather poor.  You saw what happened on my computer.
> If I didn't turn on greedy, it would lock constantly.  And seeing as it worked
> without greedy not a month before release, that was a very late regression.

But is your hardware indicative of the common case?

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