Re: Module Proposal: Rygel

On Mon, 22.02.10 12:08, Sergey Udaltsov (sergey udaltsov gmail com) wrote:

> >  From reading description, it seems to me that Rygel would be better
> > suited as system service. Just like for example mt-daapd (which seem
> > to have the same purpose as Rygel but for DAAP). How does it fit GNOME?
> Absolutely correct point! Folks, when did you decided that GNOME is
> for PCs only ("personal computers", in the worst of all possible
> interpretations - computer for one single user)? That is ok for
> tablets, smartphones etc - but not for general purpose desktop.
> If some computer provides media collection through UPnP/DAAP, it
> should do it as a system-level service, just like mt-daapd (even
> though it can be flexible enough to accomodate per-user dirs, just
> like apache or smb).

Well, we already run apache as part of the user session from

GNOME is certainly focussed on the desktop, or similar user
interfaces. As such it should provide services for building user
interfaces, not server machines.


Lennart Poettering                        Red Hat, Inc.
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