Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] information requested

On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 1:17 PM, Jonathan Matthew<jonathan d14n org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 06, 2009 at 01:50:35PM +0200, Francesco Miglietta wrote:
>> Is it true that the ubuntu team wants to replace rhythmbox with banshee
>> on 9.10 version?
>> I love your product and i don't understand the motivations, could you
>> explain me if any?
>> Has Banshee some features than Rhytm has not? Something thant you
>> couldn't add quickly to your player before the 9.10 release?
> This is true.  I can't find any real information about the motivations behind
> it.  The outcome of the decision process (whatever it was, I wasn't involved in
> any way and I don't know how it worked) seems to be that if certain features
> are implemented in banshee by some deadline, then banshee will replace
> rhythmbox in the default ubuntu install.  There doesn't appear to be any
> consideration for changes made to rhythmbox during that period.
> The only solid information I can find is here:
>  This links to a set of bugs that I assume
> must all be fixed for the replacement to go ahead.  I can't predict whether they're
> going to make it.
> I don't have much to say about this issue personally.  I would have liked to
> have been involved in the process, and I like to think I would have had some
> constructive input, but ultimately it's ubuntu's decision.  They should ship
> whatever software they feel best satisfies the goals of the ubuntu desktop.

Have you seen this blog post, which suggests one argument was simply down
to banshee requiring less disk space (important for the Ubuntu CD-ROM):


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