[MPlayer-users] mplayer and xine
mark at mwborst.com
Sun Apr 20 13:14:27 CEST 2003
Well, at least xine plays my WM9 streams correctly, and I haven't been
successful in watching them with mplayer. So my choice for the moment is
xine. But I would love seeing good WM9 support in mplayer too.
On Sun, 2003-04-20 at 00:30, Heiko Recktenwald wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Hi, I read Ardis messages why he wants to leave the project, doesnt want
> to be the maintainer anymore, and besides that I understand such a thing,
> maybe he even hates the internet now ;-), ok, it made me sad how he
> compares mplayer to xine.
> Well, I just did some tests with the actual FreeBSD ports collection
> version, 0.9.20, and the first thing was to cry "ugly"...
> Please, please, please dont try to copy the thing.
> It is not bad, but besides the design, it crashed my (much too slow)
> machine badly, the interactiv response is very slow etcpp.
> It is not a bad thing, that there are two players around, even if one is
> as "good" as the other, both support mpeg video playlists, thats most
> important for me, with a switch.
> There are many computer philosophies around, FreeBSDers vs. Linuxer etc,
> less is more vs overfeaturism, spartanian design vs skins etc, I must
> confess that I like the classical approach of mplayer more.
> http://www.uni-bonn.de/~uzs106/ -- playlists vs "playlists" etc....
> RTFM!!! http://www.MPlayerHQ.hu/DOCS
> Search: http://www.MPlayerHQ.hu/cgi-bin/htsearch
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