[openbeosmediakit] Re: libFMedia

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeosmediakit@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, dan@xxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2002 19:17:40 CEST (+0200)

Hi Dan,

> i thought you might be interested in my latest semi-release. it's not 
> on BeBits (yet), but available from my homepage,
> its called "libFMedia" and is basically an abstraction layer to make 
> developing new media nodes much much easier.
> it uses almost any aspect of the mediakit, so it might be of use in 
> testing when you reached some level of completeness.
> you can have a look on http://f3c.com/software/FMedia/
> it's open-source, under no particular license yet, i guess i'll put 
> it under GPL.

If you don't mind, the best license would be some kind of MIT license, 
as this one would be compatible with the one used in OpenBeOS and would 
allow us to base a system provided wrapper for the media kit on your 
work :-)

> so. if you make it it will be a dream come true for me and i will 
> definitely continue my
> dev efforts on mediacontrol, libFMedia and the nodes for ever. i must 
> admit , though,
> that i am currently investigating the possibilities to create a 
> similar (yet much
> simpler) structure on a portable base, just to be independent of any 
> proprietary OS
> manufacturer selling out.

That's basically what we are doing :-)

> again, keep up the progress. i hope hope hope you will do it.

I hope :)


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