*coughs* This is getting a little repetitive now, but foobar2000 does that too. I'm not sure about the robustness of the
I'm not gonna use Foobar, if for no other reason than the fanaticism surounding it. That alone is reason enough for sane people to stay away from it. If it takes that much effort to try and talk people into using it, then I want nothing to do with it.
No thanks for your insight on "why you shouldn't use popular players".
And example: Windows is hugely popular. Still I rarely see people trying to force-feed it on others.Linux, on the other hand, is moderately popular (not popular, if you compare it to Windows). Still, nerds are frequently trying to force-feed it on me and on others.
compared to i.e. BeOS linux is very popular. So lets take your analogy:
Winamp is the mainstream player - the one i do think most do use. Windows is the mainstream OS.Foobar is also popular but not as much as winamp, and its very linux-like. Similiar to linux, its the "runner-up", and similiar to linux, it can do things better than windows BUT its more difficult to setup and configure.
actually, IMHO you've given an analogy which is a good example of the opposite