[Fwd: Re: [Gtk-sharp-list] Improving Gtk#: Add sound maybe ?]

Rafael Teixeira Rafael Teixeira <monoman@gmail.com>
Wed, 27 Apr 2005 18:48:06 -0300

GST# is meant to cover sound and video, not GTK#.

On 4/27/05, Orlando Karam <okaram@spsu.edu> wrote:
> I'm an idiot, I replied to Miguel instead of whole list. BTW, that would
> be an improvement to the list :) have it fill the Reply-To field :)
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Orlando Karam <okaram@spsu.edu>
> To: Miguel de Icaza <miguel@ximian.com>
> Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2005 16:23:51 -0400
> Subject: Re: [Gtk-sharp-list] Improving Gtk#: Add sound maybe ?
> This is probably not something that affects GTK# alone; it could be
> something to bug gtk to add :), or adding another library to the mono
> stack.
> I'm thinking about writing games for toddlers or kids, and would like to
> use GTK# and Mono; however, there is no sound support. I could get SDL
> or something like that, but that would add more dependencies and
> complexity.
> I think many apps today use sound and some simple functions would make
> sense. Just a simple API with limited capabilities. Win32 has Play, that
> plays a .wav, and wxWidgets has wxSound.
> As an example, here's a link to documentation on the wxSound class
> http://www.lpthe.jussieu.fr/~zeitlin/wxWindows/docs/wxwin_wxsound.html
> I've read opinions saying sound doesn't belong in gtk, but I
> respectfully disagree.
> >
> > Orlando Karam <okaram@spsu.edu>
> > SPSU

Rafael "Monoman" Teixeira
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