[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Patch to add the option to disable the Winter Egg.

sovereign at codefaction.net sovereign at codefaction.net
Mon Jan 3 02:53:42 CET 2011

> Le lundi 3 janvier 2011 02:22:10 sovereign at codefaction.net, vous avez
> écrit :
>> +#define WINTEREGG_TEXT N_( \
>> +    "Activate the QT Winter Egg")
>> +#define WINTEREGG_LONGTEXT N_( \
>> +    "Activate / Deactivate The QT Winter Egg. Humbug!")
> If the users who "need" this option can't figure out where it is and what
> it
> does, it's useless.
> I don't know what a "winter egg" is, and I could only guess what this
> commit
> did by reading the source code. But the intended users of the option won't
> have that luxury.
> --
> Rémi Denis-Courmont
> http://www.remlab.net/
> http://fi.linkedin.com/in/remidenis

Well ultimately that's your call to make. There are a number of people
though, who don't really like the VLC icon being changed during the
holidays.  If you look at the forum:
http://forum.videolan.org/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=85546 you'll see that it was
mentioned that someone should submit a patch to at least have the option
to not be forced to have a changing icon.  So, how is this option

Ernest E. Teem III

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