[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Global Hotkeys for windows (0.8.6e)
jb at videolan.org
Thu Mar 20 22:59:02 CET 2008
On Thu, Mar 20, 2008, Jean-Paul Saman wrote :
> VLC already has a hotkey mechanism that also works on Windows. What is
> the rational for globalhotkeys? (why do we need it?)
Global Hotkeys != Hotkeys.
Global hotkeys reacts even if your VLC isn't the application having the
focus. It needs to use OS specific functions.
> How is it different then the hotkeys we already have?
Those hotkeys only work if VLC has the focus.
We really need that feature since most audio player has it and many
people ask for that in the forums.
> Why is there so much overlap with modules/control/hotkeys?
Maybe a very clever merge could happen... But I am not really sure.
Do we need this merge ?
> This are a few of the questions I have with this feature.
Those are my answers I have with this feature.
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