Hello, On pirmadienis 05 Liepa 2010 14:27:52 Alexander GQ Gerasiov wrote: > Sure. kde-multimedia depends on it and this is enough. > > > Until KDE SC has > > something better to offer, I don't see a good alternative. > > kde-standard package cannot come without media player these days. > > Which functionality would be broken in kde-base if there will be no > mediaplayer? If there will be another mediaplayer (mplayer, totem)? kde-standard is a metapackage which pulls a standard set of packages which most KDE users would find useful (in our opinion). We think that a media player is mandatory nowadays. If you hate particular software, remove kde- standard (which is just a metapackage) and you'll be able to get rid of the dragonplayer. We do not aim nor can adhere to everybody's personal wishes. You can also choose from kde-minimal alike kde-plasma-desktop and kde-plasma- netbook but they are really minimal. > In case if kde-base really need mediaplayer: > Should is depend on it or just recommend? > Is it possible to use a dependency with alternatives? People have Recommends disabled so a media player is Depends. In fact, I could agree with sane alternative Depends. The problem is that there is no other official KDE SC media player. -- Modestas Vainius <email@example.com>
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