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

Rémi Denis-Courmont rem at videolan.org
Mon Feb 2 19:20:31 CET 2009

Le lundi 2 février 2009 20:03:57 Jean-Baptiste Kempf, vous avez écrit :
> 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.

Arguable. At this point, users expect to have 0.9 regressions. This really 
looks like a new feature more than a bug to me.

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

I'm afraid no active commiters know the vout code well currently. At least I 
don't, Laurent made the same claim, and Antoine gave some similar hints in 
his few video output commits as well.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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