Re: Bug#463973: ITP: deejayd -- A media player daemon
On Tue, Feb 05, 2008 at 07:34:06AM +0100, Alexandre Rossi wrote:
> > > Yes. Apparently what's special about this is that it can be
> > > controlled over the network. Probably not the only one but
> > > noticeable enough to be mentioned in a short description.
> > mpd also supports that (tcp/6600).
> Yep this project is very similar to mpd. As far as I know, it improves
> over mpd with the following features :
> - play queue
mpd has a play queue.
> - video support (this is also an advantage over XMMS2 but I do not
> know this project well enough to do a full comparison)
Isn't that a client/front-end issue?
> - xine or gstreamer backend (i.e. more supported media formats, well
> tested media backends)
> - more easily extensible protocol because of XML and easier to extend
> because of Python
Wow, XML. Shiny! It must be better then(?).
> It has the following drawbacks compared to mpd :
> - uses more memory and perhaps more CPU time (because written in
> Python vs optimized C) but it keeps reasonable, you'll see if you give
> it a try.
DSP in pure Python? Hopefully not.
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>