[vlc-devel] RE : [PATCH] -- fullscreen enhancements

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Mon Feb 2 19:03:57 CET 2009

On Mon, Feb 02, 2009 at 02:09:35PM +0100, brezhoneg1 wrote :
> This patch was originally aimed at proving width/height restrictions
> should not be seen as a big problem. This patch can certainly be
> improved. Ideally, setting (the first time) and resetting (when reusing
> vout) should be mutualized. Yet, it is a working patch, and hopefully I
> have not made wrong assumptions.
> My point is:
> - vlc1.0 will be a landmark in vlc history. 
> - vlc1.0 has raised expectations that the transition problems will be
> solved (see numerous posts and answers on the forum)
I think you are right on this one.

> For the sake of vlc, I really think working out this height/width
> limitation would avoid users complaining bitterly for what can honestly
> be considered a bug. (With vlc1.0, this will even be more annoying that
> users don't have in mind this limitation and will see it as an erratic
> behavior)
 From a user PoV, you are right.
 On the developer side, if noone can say: 'this is OK', this will
 probably have to wait..

> Maybe, if someone with good knowledge of vout could react to it (fenrir,
> from what I was said ?).
Notme, for sure.

Best Regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf

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