[vlc-devel] Re: VLC 0.6.0-test1

Derk-Jan Hartman d.hartman at student.utwente.nl
Wed May 21 13:37:18 CEST 2003

Which requires even more code actually then this solution ;)
Trust me, this is the way it used to work on OSX, and it sucked ;) 
Users were very much confused.

Since OSX, wxWindows and BeOS already have such a button working, i 
don't see the problem.
Though i do agree that the description strings and the flagging should 
improve. It could contribute a lot to making the preferences much 


On woensdag, mei 21, 2003, at 13:18 Europe/Amsterdam, Sigmund Augdal 
> On Wed, May 21, 2003 at 01:09:44PM +0200, Alexis de Lattre wrote:
>> On Wed, May 21, 2003, Sigmund Augdal wrote :
>>> I personally think this is a bad idea. The user should have to find 
>>> the
>>> "show advanced options" in the interface section, check it and press 
>>> apply
>>> to get the advanced options. We should rather spend our time 
>>> figuring out
>>> which options to flag as advanced and which not. Currently I've 
>>> noted that
>>> the filter option should be nonadvanced, do people agree?
>> I personnaliy think this is a great idea ! Because we often need the
>> advanced options... and having to check the box, save, open the
>> preferences window again... that's annoying.
> I did not say you should have to save, quit vlc, restart and open the
> preferences again. It should happen instantanous when you press apply
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