On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 01:15:23AM +0100, Dustin Kirkland wrote:
> Can anyone point me to documentation or mailing list discussion as to
> why xmms was removed from Ubuntu universe?
> * https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xmms
> I mean, I know that upstream for the project is essentially dead, and
> there are tons of other alternative music players available.
That would be the reason.
> But xmms remains rock-solid for my use cases (streaming over http),
> and I continue to build it in my PPA for each Ubuntu release.
I personally use rhythmbox for streaming, but bmpx and audacious have
been seen as replacements for xmms.
Besides, who doesn't love an upstream that makes fun of distros for dropping
(even their website is down now...
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