Re: [Banshee-List] Banshee-by-default in Ubuntu talk - happening now
- From: rickstone <rhadenstone gmail com>
- To: Banshee-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: [Banshee-List] Banshee-by-default in Ubuntu talk - happening now
- Date: Tue, 26 May 2009 14:19:19 -0700 (PDT)
Alan McGovern-2 wrote:
> The post as you quote it is actually missing the sentence that states that
> G1 integration, iPod functionality and cover art management are the major
> issues that I have with Banshee. These, for me, and for others, are a
> Let me be clear in stating that I'm am bringing these issues up again
> because I desperately want a music player and management system that has
> the best functions of a number of other players while having the stability
> of Rhythmbox. Rhythmbox is hardly pretty, but it never crashes (for me),
> plays everything other than WMA files and always shows the correct cover
> art for my collection. I have spent countless hours collecting artwork
> and saving them in the album folders with the name of folder.jpg which is
> seemingly a standard of sorts, as many music players will read this file
> format as the cover art.
> If 1.5 is truly out in the next couple of days I may just wait to install
> a deb.
> The above is your original post. There doesn't appear to be three points
> there, the only point appears to be that you find banshee unusable. If you
> could be more specific about what you find lacking you will undoubtedly
> a much better response.
>> I have never once in 5 years of using different Linux distros ever been
>> to file a bug rather than being offering some assistance on a forum or
>> mailing list. I have always thought that this was part of the point of
>> forums and mailing lists.
>> You may have filed a bug, which is great if that's how you want to spend
>> your time, but you haven't yet offered any positive info, only smarmy
>> Patryk Zawadzki wrote:
>> > On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 10:10 PM, rickstone <rhadenstone gmail com>
>> >> I'm sorry if some people think that the truth (and the request for
>> >> intelligent input and responses) is FUD. I have asked here many times
>> >> for
>> >> input on these issues and have received responses similar to the
>> >> This is sad. A logical response offering some assistance or possibly
>> >> asking
>> >> further questions IS appropriate. Simply telling someone to "file a
>> >> is
>> >> not helpful or appropriate. Not every user wants to or has time to
>> >> bugs.
>> > Don't take it personally but "not every user wants to file bugs" is
>> > pretty much equal to "I know it's broken and I don't care". I'm not a
>> > Banshee dev but please remember that your "precious" time of a user is
>> > worth much less than the time of developers - simply because there is
>> > always more users than developers.
>> > Seriously, if you refuse to spend 5 minutes to report a bug you can't
>> > demand for someone else to spend hours and fix the bug. At least not
>> > while keeping a straight face.
>> > See what I did there? I filed a bug in rhythmbox instead of going to
>> > their list and telling everyone how rhythmbox is a disaster and fails
>> > to deliver what it promises. Do the same here :)
>> > --
>> > Patryk Zawadzki
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