[vlc-devel] RE : RE : [PATCH] -- fullscreen enhancements
brezhoneg1 at yahoo.fr
Mon Feb 2 20:11:16 CET 2009
> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : vlc-devel-bounces at videolan.org [mailto:vlc-devel-
> bounces at videolan.org] De la part de Rémi Denis-Courmont
> Envoyé : lundi 2 février 2009 19:21
> À : vlc-devel at videolan.org
> Objet : Re: [vlc-devel] RE : [PATCH] -- fullscreen enhancements
> Le lundi 2 février 2009 20:03:57 Jean-Baptiste Kempf, vous avez
> > On Mon, Feb 02, 2009 at 02:09:35PM +0100, brezhoneg1 wrote :
> > > This patch was originally aimed at proving width/height
> > > should not be seen as a big problem. This patch can certainly be
> > > improved. Ideally, setting (the first time) and resetting (when
> > > vout) should be mutualized. Yet, it is a working patch, and
> > > 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
> > > 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
> > > be considered a bug. (With vlc1.0, this will even be more annoying
> > > users don't have in mind this limitation and will see it as an
> > > behavior)
> > From a user PoV, you are right.
> Arguable. At this point, users expect to have 0.9 regressions. This
> looks like a new feature more than a bug to me.
> > > Maybe, if someone with good knowledge of vout could react to it
> > > from what I was said ?).
> I'm afraid no active commiters know the vout code well currently. At
> don't, Laurent made the same claim, and Antoine gave some similar
> his few video output commits as well.
What about the forefathers of vlc ..., if any of them is still reading
this email list, and would come up and bring their expertise.
I suppose you all feel proud of this Open source project and it is a
pity keeping such a recurrent bug? (at least unfortunate behavior) for
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