[vlc-devel] Re: [RFC] Preferences system

Sigmund Augdal sigmunau at stud.ntnu.no
Mon Sep 27 19:41:06 CEST 2004

On Mon, Sep 27, 2004 at 07:27:33PM +0200, Clément Stenac wrote:
> VLC rulez, but VLC preferences suxx.
> The main problem is that you need to be a VLC and audio/video guru to
> find what you are searching.
> I see two reasons to that
> - Because libvlc preferences are separated from modules preferences, you
>   often need to go to two places to set what you want. For example, you
>   select video filters in libvlc preferences (add to that the fact that at
>   the moment, there is no widget for multi-selection, so you can only
>   select one) and then you must go to modules/video_filter/yourfilter to
>   configure it, which is really counter-intuitive.
Previously (in the gtk interface) you had a configure button, to configure
the selected module in these sort of settings. I think this was removed
mainly because some modules appeared in none of these widgets, and not
because it was a generally bad idea. (perhaps also because of size

just a little side note.


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