[vorbis] burning oggs to audiocd

Rik Hemsley rik at kde.org
Fri Aug 3 13:53:04 PDT 2001

#if David Balazic
> Dirk Scheuer himself (info at realmusic.de) wrote :
> > > does any ogg-plugin exist for nero's new plugin system ?
> > 
> > Don't know, but...
> Why on earth does every software author "invent" his own
> plugin system ?

Actually, they don't. Some share. But many do, and the reason for
this is usually that each app has different requirements for plugins,

> The Direct/Active-Show/X/Movie subsystem in windows can deal
> with all existing file formats both for reading and writing.
> Only one ogg/vorbis plugin would have to be written and all
> apps would support Ogg/Vorbis... </DREAMING>

Sure, all Windows apps would then be able to play Ogg Vorbis,
but then what if the Winamp people want the plugin to create
its own configuration widget and about box ?

Life, sadly, isn't 0s and 1s ;)


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