On Wed, Apr 30, 2003 at 05:15:03PM -0500, Joel Sinor wrote:
> D'arpi is also quitting... a successor has not been named.
> On Wed, 30 Apr 2003 07:35:42 -0500
> Joe Barr <warthawg@...> wrote:
> > And if you have any other difficulties with mplayer at all, of any kind,
> > just email d'arpi and tell him you were too busy to RTFM and ask him how
> > to do whatever.
> > He loves to help newbies.
> > :|
For those who don't know the MPlayer documentation has a special sesion on
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E.4 Joe Barr
Joe Barr became infamous by writing a less than favorable MPlayer
review. He found MPlayer hard to install, but then again he is not
very fond of reading documentation. He also concluded that the
developers were unfriendly and the documentation incomplete and
insulting. You be the judge. He went on to mention MPlayer negatively
in his 10 Linux predictions for 2002 In a followup review of xine he
continued stirring up controversy. Ironically at the end of that
article he quotes his exchange with Günter Bartsch, the original
author of xine, that perfectly summarizes the whole situation:
However, he also went on to say that he was "surprised" by my column