Re: Proposed: Rhythmbox

On Sun, 2004-01-04 at 19:43, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> <quote who="Joe Marcus Clarke">
> > Why should GNOME be any different?
> (I think the key for me here is release categorisation, and keeping the
> Desktop release a very tight group of thoroughly supported modules. This
> does not dramatically affect user requirements, because Rhythmbox would be
> present anyway, regardless of whether there is a 'multimedia release' or
> their distributor shipped it. Do we want to chain Rhythmbox to the tough
> standards and requirements of the Desktop release? Do we *need* to? Users
> will most likely have Rhythmbox anyway - what clear benefit is there to
> having it in the Desktop release? Relevance and 'cool' in the GNOME world
> should not be defined by inclusion in the Desktop release.)

It depends.  Experienced users will most likely find the music player
they like, and use it.  New users that just want something out of the
box that works, will look to their desktop to provide such an


> - Jeff
Joe Marcus Clarke
FreeBSD GNOME Team	::	gnome FreeBSD org
FreeNode / #freebsd-gnome

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