[vlc-devel] Re: CVS Commit (titer)

Derk-Jan Hartman d.hartman at student.utwente.nl
Thu May 8 19:28:25 CEST 2003

On donderdag, mei 8, 2003, at 19:24 Europe/Amsterdam, Eric Petit wrote:
> On Thu, May 08, 2003, Gildas Bazin wrote:
>> I would prefer if you kept the old boolean "translation" config 
>> option and
>> added a new one for your purpose (e.g. translation-language). This 
>> for 2
>> reasons:
>> 1 - Disabling the translation with a boolean option is more 
>> user-friendly
>> than setting the language to "C".
>> 2 - Changing the type of a config variable breaks the compatibility 
>> with
>> current config files. People who already have a config file will have 
>> to
>> delete it or explicitly change the "translation" value otherwise
>> translation won't work anymore for them (0 or 1 isn't a valid 
>> language).
>  I don't agree, having several config variables is not a user-friendly
> solution :p Moreover, VLC has not been released since the option exists
> and I guess many people that could be annoyed are not end-users and/or
> are reading the mailing list, so I don't think it is a big deal.

Incorrect, the 0.5.3 version i have of VLC OSX here, contains the 
translation option.

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Derk-Jan Hartman (thedj at users.sourceforge.net)
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