[MPlayer-users] Re: MacOS X "second-class citizen" :-(

Kichigai Mentat kichigai at comcast.net
Mon Dec 6 14:05:33 CET 2004

On Dec 4, 2004, at 14.05, D Richard Felker III wrote:

> On Sat, Dec 04, 2004 at 09:18:02AM -0500, Dave Chand wrote:
>> I have gotten the same feeling about Mac OS X being "second-class
>> citizen"
>> Shame!
> if i may be so blundt, it's a second-class citizen because it's
> non-free and full of broken stuff (nonstandard locations, bloated gui,
> c compiler that conflicts with standard c, ...) yet worshipped by
> thousands of stupid fanbois.
Yet, Windows seems to have this problem too, yet the Windows version of 
MPlayer seems to get a lot more attention than many of the requests for 
OS X help.
> i'm not against committing patches that help macosx support as long as
> they don't break other things. but there just aren't many developers
> interested (and for good reason), and i'm certainly not going to buy a
> mac or go find one to test on just to help you.
> rich
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