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Re: Bug#139945: ITP: prokyon3 -- a multithreaded MP3 manager and tag editor for Linux.

On Tue, 26 Mar 2002 17:50:07 +0100
Michael Banck <mbanck@gmx.net> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 26, 2002 at 03:34:10PM +0100, Jeroen Dekkers wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 26, 2002 at 12:49:12AM -0300, Gustavo R. Franco wrote:
> > > * Package name    : prokyon3
> > >   Version         : 0.8.1
> > >   Upstream Author : Holger Sattel <hsattel@users.sourceforge.net> 
> > > * URL             : http://prokyon3.sf.net
> > > * License         : GPL
> > >   Description     : a multithreaded MP3 manager and tag editor for Linux.
> > 
> > Why is this package only for GNU/Linux?
> First of all, it's not even for GNU, just Linux btw.
> Why it's only for Linux? 
> Easy one. MP3 is philosophically so impure that no _real_ GNU/Hurd user
> would touch it. They all use OGG/Vorbis. So in order not to tempt some
> of the more religiously uncertain Hurd Users, it will not work at all
> with this 'kernel'.
sure! burn all mp3! hey, I'm a *GNU*/Linux user *and* GNU/Hurd user...

but I guess the main problem here is the 'multithreaded' word... sylpheed,
gnome and other programs do not work on the Hurd yet because they use
pthreads (I guess this is the reason for those I mentioned)

anyway, who needs an MP3 manager when ogg is there to make all of us
happy? =D

> Michael, delaying installing hurd a bit more again
you should not... install it and try it... it's not as good as GNU/Linux
yet, but it's cool to know another approach to an Operating System


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