Posted Apr 27, 2006 17:43 UTC (Thu) by cantsin
Parent article: Phonon: Multimedia in KDE 4 (KDE.News)
In other words, KDE 4 applications will talk to Phonon, which in turn will
talk to Gstreamer/Xine/[insert media backend here] which in turn will talk
either to ALSA/OSS or to a daemon like jack which then talks to ALSA/OSS.
Is it justified to be afraid of bloat and a debugging nightmare pending?
The article Video I/O on
Linux: Lessons Learned from SGI at least does suggest this.
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