gxine and music player

Jani Monoses jani.monoses at gmail.com
Tue Sep 5 17:51:04 UTC 2006

On 9/5/06, Adam Miller <maxamillion at gmail.com> wrote:
> for sake of performance, efficiency and track record, why don't we just
> use xmms as default music player? I know the project has technically been
> abandoned but the debian community (to the best of my knowledge) still
> upkeeps the version that the ubuntu package is based off of and i don't know
> of any complaints with xmms from the general community. Just a suggestion.

xmms indeed is a nice audio player but besides being unmaintained as you
said, it depends on gtk 1.2 which has been demoted to universe a while ago
and more importantly depends on mp3 codecs which cannot be legally shipped.

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