Mad Penguin: Democracy Player: A Superior Multimedia Alternative to iTunes on Linux
Sep 26, 2006, 10:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)
[ Thanks to John C. for
this link. ]
"Democracy Player (also known as DTV) was hatched from the firm
belief that television ought to be as free and open as open source
software. So, a group was formed to create an open video
distribution platform, one based on open source standards, in which
Internet TV could finally have a place to call its own. From this
belief, the Democracy Player was born.
"The software itself has had its fair share of bumps along the
way. While DTV remains in beta, the early version for Windows had
its share of bugs, and the version for Linux left a number of
people feeling frustrated at the time, since it was difficult to
install from source..."