[vlc-devel] [vlc-commits] Qt: menu: move advanced open.

Juha Jeronen juha.jeronen at jyu.fi
Fri Mar 25 15:45:37 CET 2011

On 03/25/2011 03:41 PM, Jean-Baptiste Kempf wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 03:37:08PM +0200, Juha Jeronen wrote :
>> Or has this been proven a bad idea in other contexts? :)
> Amarok has done it for beta versions.

Ah, I used to use Amarok back when it was version 1.4, but didn't recall
that :)

>> (Or is it too much work to implement?)
> It is doable, but boring to do.

If that's ok, I might be interested, as this could improve the user

Would you have a rough idea of which modules would need looking at?

We would also need to spec this a bit - e.g. the data delivery
mechanism, format, and destination. A good destination is probably
videolan.org, but at least protocol, port, and data format.

Obviously, the server needs some software to receive the data, too.
Maybe a small cgi for the existing web server, and HTTP POST from the

And of course, we don't want this to introduce extra dependencies on the
client end, so the client should preferably use the existing network
code in VLC, if it has the required functionality in one form or another.

Hmm, sounds like this may take a while ;)


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