[REBOL] Re: About View "Skinz" Contest
From: tbrownell:shaw:ca at: 26-Feb-2002 9:21
> Maybe I'm a little bit out of topic.But one question comes to my mind: Who
> will be using Winamp controller/skinner in View/pro for $50 instead of
> free Winamp itself?
Not trying to replace the Winamp gui, more interested in skins for view.
However, scripting brings a layer of function to winamp, or any other
application. One idea that comes to mind is the "Fatal Car Accident Audio
Player"... lets say your driving along, flicking through the stations, then
suddenly BAM, CRASH, SMASH. Next thing you know, your lying next to your
car, and feeling your life essence slipping away, you hear Barry Manilow
singing "Copacabana" on your radio. "Her name was Lola, she was a
Now by adding a layer of function to an audio player, you could have it
detect the collision, perhaps a port to the airbags or something, and play
something more suitable to the occasion, maybe "Stairway to Heaven" or
anything by the Crash Test Dummies.
Betcha Winamp can't do that :)