[gst-devel] RealSystem integration

Andy Wingo apwingo at eos.ncsu.edu
Fri Oct 5 17:41:04 CEST 2001

Hi Rob,

On Fri, 05 Oct 2001, Rob Lanphier wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm going to ask a naive question:  has anyone considered using the 
> RealSystem SDK to add support for RealAudio/RealVideo/SMIL/RTSP to 
> GStreamer?  The RealSystem SDK would allow one to do this fairly simply, 

I don't think anyone has...
> from a technical perspective.  From a licensing perspective, it wouldn't be 
> a first.  There's already one open source project that has done this 
> (TRPlayer, available at http://www.linux-speakup.org/trplayer.html).

right. also, xmms has a real plugin (not shipped standard, and i had to
do some funny things to get it to compile)

> Thoughts?

I think it would be cool for those moronic sites that continue to stream
realaudio when icecast is available :-P Did you just volunteer? :)

> Rob


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