[MPlayer-dev-eng] [RFC][PATCH]removing gmplayer
erappleman at gmail.com
Mon Jun 15 15:17:30 CEST 2009
On 06/15/2009 01:58 AM, Anton Khirnov wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 14, 2009 at 11:55:36PM +0300, Ivan Kalvachev wrote:
>> On 6/14/09, Anton Khirnov<wyskas at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> i think it's time to finally remove gmplayer. It's ugly and unmaintained
>>> and apparently no devs even use it. People who ask for help in #mplayer
>>> are always just told to use SMPlayer or some other frontend. Also it
>>> seems that most its users simply don't know that there are other (much
>>> better) options than gmplayer.
>>> I'm attaching a patch that removes it, except for the 'svn rm gui/'
>>> part, because it'd make the patch too big.
>> I'm against.
>> It may be unmaintained, but so is the rest of mplayer.
>> The gui works just fine and there is no reason to remove it.
> It's not only unmaintained, it's also unsupported. As you very well
> know, nobody ever gets help with gmplayer in #mplayer, they're just told
> to use SMPlayer. From what i saw it's pretty much the same on
> mplayer-users list. IMO having an "official" GUI just prevents people
> from using superior alternatives.
> Anton Khirnov
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What about gnome-mplayer? How do devs feel about that?
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