[MPlayer-dev-eng] Re: Common Opensource codec API

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Mon Dec 29 18:56:30 CET 2003

On Mon, Dec 29, 2003 at 03:44:42PM +0100, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> From: "Attila Kinali" <attila at kinali.ch>
> > Then why do more and more windows user use mplayer eventhough there
> > is no nice gui available on windows ?
> Maybe simply because they don't like to download and install a new codec for
> every file they want to watch ;-) - with half of the codecs either breaking
> your system, installing spyware or something like this.
> At least with win9x that you have to reinstall about twice a year (at least
> if you really use it), that's really a pain in the ass..
> I use mplayer under windows because it simply works, and what for do I need
> a GUI? I want to watch videos, not GUIs!

Well said!


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