[vlc-devel] new LUA HTTP Interface Part 3

Elminster2031 elminster2031 at archmageinc.com
Sat Jun 18 00:16:44 CEST 2011

>> 11) The playlist loads with the media library and is an output from
>> playlist.xml, if it displays wrong, it isn't coming out of the xml
>> right.
>> You're building an UI, not printing raw data.
>> Think about people with long and/or many subdirs.
>> Just suppress anything before the last '/' for the item entry and keep the
>> link as is.
>> My point is the xml output should be standardized. The UI should  
>> not have to process pre-processed information.
> This is displaying the name and path elements of the playlist item.  
> On Windows, VLC formats name to be the last path component of path -  
> minus the file extension. On Mac (and presumably other unix  
> variants), name is equal to path.
> I can clean this up in the playlist code after the new interface is  
> committed, or alternatively someone else could clean it up at the  
> source (vlc.playlist)
> that'll keep the http interface simpler and non platform dependant.
> Rob

Thank you for understanding what I was saying.

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