libmp3hip0 vs. gstreamer0.8-mad

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at
Sat Feb 19 05:16:04 CST 2005


crimsun at [2005-02-19  3:12 -0800]:
> On Sat, Feb 19, 2005 at 11:58:25AM +0100, Martin Pitt wrote:
> > Consequently, we should either drop python-hip from the seeds and not
> > go to jail, or include gstreamer0.8-mad as well (and receive the
> > collective love from our users because they now can listen to their
> > mp3 w4r3z).
> I argue in favor of the former: It's important to be consistent
> across releases, particularly with something as potentially-troublesome
> as mp3 codecs. Users are a simple set of instructions away from
> enabling 'universe' and installing those restricted codecs.

FWIW, full ack.


Martin Pitt             
Ubuntu Developer  
Debian GNU/Linux Developer
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