[vlc-devel] Devolop Multimedia Catalog
dionoea at videolan.org
Tue Mar 18 15:37:50 CET 2008
On Tue, Mar 18, 2008, Camillo Anania wrote:
> I would like to expose what I think could be very usefull to spread even
> more the use of VLC and make it more addicting: build a multimedia catalog
> showing in an efficient manner all the media files in the local computer,
> attached devices, remote resources (network devices, shared files by
> computers in the local network).
Isn't MTP about USB devices only? How would you handle discovery of
media on other sources (like network shares)?
> 1. MTP Device Service Discovery: all about discovery devices and fullfill
> the data structures about the available devices
> 2. Resources Manager: manage in an efficient way all the media files
> founded in both discovered devices, local hard drives, remote resources.
> This point should include tests on the best way to record and fetch
> date (unstructured files, structured files, database)
You might want to get in touch with phytos who is currently having a
look at sqlite to handle the media library. (We use an XSPF playlist in
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