Daniel wrote: > > > simpler) structure on a portable base, just to be independent of > > > any > > > proprietary OS > > > manufacturer selling out. > > > > That's basically what we are doing :-) > > hm. i disagree. what you guys are doing is to recreate the BeOS > MediaKit, yes=3F true, > if the OBOS project is successfull (which i sincerely expect and hope > :), we will be > independent from proprietarism. but it is a huge difference to what i > am > investigating, namely, getting something similar to the MediaKit on a > =5Fportable=5F > basis. that is, the basics should run on (O)BeOS, Linux, BSD, OSX and > even (if > someone takes some efforts, certainly not me :) Windoze. Well, more or less - the Media Kit should be easier portable than most other kits - it mostly relies on ports and areas (yeah, I know there is more, but porting can cause much work :). > any media=5Fnode developed for the MediaKit will still only run on > OBOS. the MediaKit > relies on BeOS infrastructure. that is its main strength, and its > main weakness. For the BeOS world itself, it's not a weakness, but of course, I see your point :-) Adios... Axel.