[sclug] LUG Meeting

Ian Michell ian.michell at hanzi.co.uk
Fri Dec 12 00:23:42 UTC 2003

On Thu, 2003-12-11 at 21:11, Matt wrote:
> * Ian Michell <ian.michell at hanzi.co.uk> [2003-12-11 20:47:07]:
> > 
> > Thought the LUG meeting was great, I am glad I attended it. I really
> > enjoyed our uh heated debate about the CDRW stuff, which brings me to my
> > next question/ proposal.
> > 
> > I have started toying around with the idea of creating a GTK (GTKMM)
> > based cdrecord front end. As a fanatic GNOME user I thought it would be
> > the perfect chance to play more with GTK/GTKMM and at the same time do
> > the OSS community a favour, it will be a plugin based program so in
> > theory it will allow a developer to either script (something to debate
> > about), program a plugin.
> No offence, but aren't there a multitude of frontends for cdrecord
> already? In particular for GNOME I can think of gcombust and
> gnome-toaster, and a plethora for other environments.
> Perhaps help one of them instead?
> Matt

Agreed, but gcombust sucks, gnome-toaster is dated and looks as though
it is dead... None of them compare to something like K3B which is
probably the best CDRecord front end I have seen.

Its still a drawing board idea, one of the many I have, the idea is to
make something that can have a multitude of plugins and cool scripts ;)


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