ANN: whaawmp 0.2.8 released

Mark Trompell mark at
Tue Mar 18 14:16:39 CET 2008

On 3/18/08, Evgeni Golov <sargentd at> wrote:
> You got the release date wrong on the homepage.

No the date is right, only my mail is late.

>  But the main question here is: how does it compare to e.g. vlc? Why do
>  we need yet another media player? I think that could be a nice FAQ
>  question for you not-yet-so-filled FAQ :)

It uses gstreamer, afaik the only gtk based mediaplayer using
gstreamer is totem, and that brings in unneeded gnome dependencies.
I'm not using xfce to install half of gnome anyway.

>  Regards
>  Evgeni, still happy with vlc :)

If you're happy with vlc, just go on :)

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