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Re: Bug#463973: ITP: deejayd -- A media player daemon

On 05-Feb-08, 01:10 (CST), Hamish Moffatt <hamish@debian.org> wrote: 
> 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.

No it doesn't. See SVN revision 7155. (Short version: the maintainer
didn't like the implementation, and ripped it out.)

> DSP in pure Python? Hopefully not.

No, the actual playback is via xine or gstreamer, as previously noted.

I think this is different enough from mpd to be worth including. I'll
probably switch when it's packaged.


Steve Greenland
    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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