[Matroska-devel] Re: [gst-devel] Gstreamer and matroska - the opensource answer to VideoforWindows/AVI and Quicktime/MOV ?

Steve Lhomme steve.lhomme at free.fr
Fri Mar 19 09:30:36 CET 2004

Ronald S. Bultje wrote:

> I'll first answer your brainstorming by explaining what GStreamer's aim
> is: it is world domination. My personal goals are much simpler. I am

He he.

> interested solely in the Linux platform, for any supported arch out
> there, and my personal goal is to bring media to the desktop on this
> wonderful OS. If it runs on any other OS, I'll be happy for the people
> that care, but I won't care much myself. As a user, I'm specifically
> attracted to GNOME/GStreamer as a combination. As a developer, I have an
> interest for KDE/GStreamer, too. Quicktime/Directshow are nothing more
> than vague alternatives for me on other OSes. I don't know them, nor do
> I want to.

Too bad, you should learn the lessons from the past. Personally I 
learned a lot from the BeOS Media Kit even though I never worked with it.

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