a pure python mp3 player?

G. Willoughby thecalm at NOSPAM.btinternet.com
Fri Oct 12 13:45:34 CEST 2001


just asking...   ;-)

G. Willoughby

"William Tanksley" <wtanksle at dolphin.openprojects.net> wrote in message
news:slrn9sc2tr.pen.wtanksle at dolphin.openprojects.net...
> On Thu, 11 Oct 2001 21:56:16 +0100, G. Willoughby wrote:
> >Hi,
> >    do you know of any mp3 players that have been exclusively written in
> >python, and not just a gui for the C coded 'mp123'?
>
> Hope you're kidding.
>
> Not only is MP3 playing *very* mathematically complex, but it requires
> heavy access to audio playing, which is rather difficult.
>
> I suppose a NumPy-based MP3 decoder would be possible, but after that we'd
> want to pipe the output to something like a WAV player, not play it
ourself.
>
> >G. WIlloughby
>
> --
> -William "Billy" Tanksley





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