[vlc-devel] VLC Phonon Backend: some news

Tanguy Krotoff tkrotoff at gmail.com
Mon Apr 7 16:59:16 CEST 2008

The new website for phonon-vlc-mplayer backends:
with some nice screenshots :p

On Wed, Apr 2, 2008 at 5:32 PM, Tanguy Krotoff <tkrotoff at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 2, 2008 at 5:05 PM, Jean-Baptiste Kempf <jb at videolan.org> wrote:
>  >  Amarok for Windows guys are going to appreciate it a lot.
>  Didn't even though about it! I will sent them an email :)
>  >  Just a random question, do you want it on its special project, or do you
>  >  want it in the projects/ in vlc Git source code, like mozilla, ActiveX
>  >  and MacOSX who are also wrappers around libvlc ?
>  >  It might be easier then for maintainers and packagers, and to keep it up
>  >  to date with libvlc, but this shouldn't be any obligation.
>  I asked for a sourceforge projet account.
>  The thing is that I'm coding a MPlayer Phonon backend too. So for the
>  moment I think it's best to have both in the same repo.
>  I might share some code between the MPlayer and the VLC backends. And
>  it mights be better for experimenting to have my own repo. For the
>  future, when the backend is stable, it would be good to move it to VLC
>  git repo to get more visibility.
>  Besides, KDE folks might be interested to have it on their repo too
>  >  Do you plan to need work on that this summer, and do you plan to need
>  >  help, because we have some students interested in the project.
>  The part that needs help is the libvlc part. It needs
>  testing/debugging/more unit tests/documentation to make it rock solid
>  + I'm mostly developing under Windows and you still don't provide a
>  sdk.zip that includes libvlc-control.lib, it makes it difficult to
>  debug and I don't want to spend hours compiling and installing all the
>  cygwin/mingw stuffs - don't have space anymore on my PC, I don't want
>  to delete my mp3s huhu
>  >  Thanks for the work, I'll test it soon.
>  Wait for me to release something usable :)
>  >  DidjCodt, when do you port this to Qtopia/WinCE ? :D
>  It's simple and plain C++/Qt code. it compiles under MSVC8 and GCC
>  without changing a line of code. So it might compile (and maybe work)
>  out of the box under Qtopia/WinCE :)
>  --
>  Tanguy Krotoff <tkrotoff at gmail.com>
>  +33 6 68 42 70 24

Tanguy Krotoff <tkrotoff at gmail.com>
+33 6 68 42 70 24

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