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Subject: Re: Playback Engine Rework - The basic rundown

Re: Playback Engine Rework - The basic rundown

From: Bryan Childs <>
Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2011 20:25:12 +0100

On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 6:39 PM, Michael Sevakis <>wrote:

> Good day all,
> With suffient time before a looming release, I would like to commit
> - Playback Rewrite - first
> stages. There is a small amount of follow up work to do immediately
> afterwords in the area of codecs that write directly into the WPS through
> the ID3 pointer, of which, thankfully, there are few.
> It has had significant testing not only by myself for a couple months but a
> few others over the last week or so and noone has reported any issues (not
> to me anyway).
> What does it do? Mostly it addresses the area of codec control. track
> skipping, buffering and metadata handling.
> <snip masses of cool sounding stuff>

With a list of pros that long, I find it hard to say no to this.

Is there a list of cons that go with it too?

Received on 2011-04-25

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