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OMG that�s so 2009 (No HAL for Banshee)

Aug 20, 2010, 20:32 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Yesterday it finally landed. Gabriel Burt, one of Banshee's maintainers, merged in the GIO/udev hardware backend that Alan McGovern and I have been working on. This is awesome for everyone. Here's why it's awesome for you.

"Are you a user?

* More reliable device detection (maybe, we hope at least!)

* More devices supported, including your iPhone or iPod touch!

"Are you a distribution?

* No more HAL dependency! You can finally actually drop HAL from your iso and ship the best media player Gnome has to offer (sorry Rhythmbox- we just rule really hard)."

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