[vlc-devel] playlist: flat / tree separation

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Sat Aug 22 17:26:49 CEST 2009

Le samedi 22 août 2009 18:00:05 Jakob Leben, vous avez écrit :
> In practice:
> If you want a tree like media library and flat playlist, fine, we can still
> use playlist_item_t for both.

As far as I know, the relevant informations belongs in an input item. I don't 
see value in re-using playlist items outside of the playlist - not to mention 
that it would be confusing from development perspective.

> If you want strictly always flat playlist,
> then even if the user drags nodes from media library into playlist, they
> get flattened down into a list and then inserted.


> Or you could have a popup "flatten" option operating on selected items,
> and then the user can make the playlist flat for himself, or not,
> just as they please.

This is contradictory with a flat playlist, and sounds confusing anyway.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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