[vlc-devel] Visibility of 1.0.0-rcX (was: Earth to release engineering)

Georg Seifert georg.seifert at gmx.de
Mon May 25 21:06:08 CEST 2009


I did propose myself as a (junior) developer (I could help mainly on  
interface programming and layout) as I’m know very few c but quite  
good cocoa. I would need some guidance to get started and if someone  
could point me to some parts to start with I would happily dive into  

You can have a look at some of my programming work on  


>> I am not sure what it would take to get more non-Linux developers on
>> board. I would offer to help, but I am not familiar with MacOS X on  
>> the
>> development side, spending more of my energy in Java.
> Threatening to stop VLC on OSX on the website main page did not work.
> I just suspect there are comparatively few open-source volunteer  
> developpers
> running MacOS X.
>> Just for the record, what elements are considered platform specific
>> and what sort of skill sets are you looking for?
> The UI, the video and audio outputs, the contribs, the framework/SDK.
> But with RC2 out this week, it's rather late to find developpers for  
> the next
> release. And then, starting with shotgun bug fixing a few weeks  
> before a
> release is probably an excellent way to burn your motivation out  
> really fast.
> IMHO, we cannot afford to loose any new developper like that.
> -- 
> Rémi Denis-Courmont
> http://www.remlab.net/
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