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

Pierre Ynard linkfanel at yahoo.fr
Sun Mar 27 11:15:07 CEST 2011

> > Input slaves.
> How many people use this, outside of the capture case?
> More-often-than-not, input slaves won't work either because the slave
> does not implement slave mode, or because different incompatible time
> stamps are involved.

A few. Anyway, maybe input slaves can be implemented in the SD, by
ctrl+clicking several items.

> OK, for Convert, you might need some fancy option like start-time,
> chapter, etc, but they're not needed normal open.


> > > Title selection is HARMFUL here, as already exemplified in my
> > > previous mail. For navigation, we have the navigation menu. [...]
> > > All that stuff is aimed at automation, not at UI. For the third
> > > time, it is confusing normal users rather than helping. Why oh why
> > > do they need to know whether a disc is a DVD or a CDDA??
> Point conveniently ignored for the second time.
> > > Why does DVD stop after one chapter if they selected a chapter?
> Another point conveniently ignored for the second time.

Because I agree. Play flow goes with the playlist, and SD are integrated
with it.

> > I agree that we need a panel to open arbitrary locations, and that
> > fields to type out devices that could be enumerated in a list
> > instead are retarded. Yet, these could be enumerated in a drop-down
> > the open panel, just like the dshow panel does. Sure, it would make
> > the UI depend on libudev or whatever, but so?
> There are a number of problems with this:

Okay, points taken.

Pierre Ynard
"Une âme dans un corps, c'est comme un dessin sur une feuille de papier."

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