[vlc-devel] GSoC suggestion - Device Synchronization

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Sun Apr 3 00:33:03 CEST 2011


On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 05:58:33AM -0500, Nolan Greenwood wrote :
> I noticed the suggestion for GSoC on adding device synchronization to VLC(
> http://wiki.videolan.org/SoC_2011#Device_synchronisation). I'd like to show
> my interest in doing this project. My goal would be to include the following
> functionality:
>    - Automatically(or manually) copy a library(video, audio, and playlists)
>    to a Mp3 player. The user would be able to specify which filetypes they want
>    to copy, what folder structure they want, and whether they only want to copy
>    specific groups of file(a few artists, only the contents of a playlist,
>    etc).

Be careful because of the size of the library on such devices.

>    - Automatically(or manually) backup the library to an external drive, a
>    network drive or an internet server.

Or to the VLC media library.

>    - If it's not too impossible, sync with iPods and Zunes would be great.
>    I'd have to research those devices to see what restrictions they have.

To me, this is the core of thing, and is doable with libgpod.

Best Regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
+33 672 704 734

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