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Interview With Totem Maintainer Bastien Nocera

Dec 10, 2008, 07:35 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Christian Schaller for this link. ]

"For the non-initiated, what new features can and will the use of Playbin2 bring to Totem?

"The obvious one is that it's a newer codebase, which fixes a number of known problems with the old plugin. This means we'll be able to remove work-arounds from our code.

"Another enhancement is the better buffering, which should allow YouTube style buffering for slower links, and seeking back within a stream (say you missed the beginning of it)

"We would also be getting gapless playback, which would help with the perceived performance."

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