Re: Windows Media Player to be ported to Linux
- From: Brian Sea <sea umr edu>
- To: Daniel Hauck <xdesign hotmail com>
- Cc: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Windows Media Player to be ported to Linux
- Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2000 07:57:22 -0600
On Wed, Feb 02, 2000 at 07:54:10AM -0600, Daniel Hauck wrote:
> I just read on http://www.Linuxworldexpo.com that there is a Microsoft plan
> to port its Media Player to Linux. Anyone else aware of this? I think some
> gnome developers should volunteer their services to be sure MS does it right
> (which is 'better than under windows'). I think it would be strange for
> them not to write a dialog box saying "the sound resources are in use but we
> can still play sounds!"
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MS has been saying that a UNIX port was "right around the corner" for about 2
years now, so dont hold your breath. This implementation will be
closed-sourced, so I doubt gnomers wil be able to help
It would be nice though.
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