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
"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)."