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Re: HelixPlayer and snd-atiixp



Rodd Clarkson wrote:

>On Fri, 2005-08-19 at 21:08 +0200, Matthias Saou wrote:
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>
>>Michel Alexandre Salim wrote :
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>>>It would seem that the stable builds of Helix and RealPlayer both have
>>>problems with the ALSA snd-atiixp driver - the sound would play for a
>>>second, stutter and skip, play again, stutter again and so on.
>>>
>>>The good news is that the daily builds fix this - but for some reason
>>>when I play back a Theora video there the colors become messed up.
>>>
>>>So the question is: is Fedora Core 5 planned to ship with Helix 1.0 or
>>>the next stable version? If the former, could whatever changes have been
>>>done in the development version to fix the sound problem be backported?
>>>      
>>>
>>ooooooooooooooh... someone out there actually uses HelixPlayer? :-D
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>
>Yeah, I'm with you.
>
>I was actually hoping that Fedora might dump Helix as part of Core.  Is
>there anything that Helix does that Totem can't?
>
>The only thing I can think of is Helix seems to register itself for
>protocols it can't handle (Real) and then offers up advertising for
>RealPlayer when it fails to play the format.
>
>Am I missing something, or could we move this to Extras.
>
>
>Rodd
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This has been discussed to death.  I think you'll find a lot of
agreement, but it isn't moving anywhere. :-(

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