[vlc-devel] HLS player

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Sun May 19 18:31:20 CEST 2013

On 19 May, Rafaël Carré wrote :
> Le 19/05/2013 12:08, Jean-Baptiste Kempf a écrit :
> > On 19 May, Kevin Cadieux wrote :
> >> I am more comfortable with C++ in general. Therefore, If I do write the HLS
> >> version 4 and 5 support in C++ I think it might be best for consistency to
> >> wrap the existing HLS code in classes so that it better integrates with my
> >> part.
> > 
> >> This is really just a question of style preference and habit. I find it
> >> easier to maintain C++ code but it doesn't mean this is true for everyone.
> >> If everyone prefers the HLS code to be in C I'll be happy to oblige :)
> > To be honest, the question is more: "will you maintain this module
> > correctly for a correctly long time?" than "what language is it in?"
> Personally I think we should enhance the existing C version rather than
> rewrite it from scratch in C++.

This is what I said:

>  - Do your first commits with the old code and transition. A rewrite
>  from scratch is not going to be accepted;

But moving to C++ does not mean rewrite from scratch.

Best regards,

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
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