[vlc-devel] [PATCH 2/4] aout: keep the requested aout-mode across several inputs
remi at remlab.net
Fri Apr 6 17:46:40 CEST 2018
Le perjantaina 6. huhtikuuta 2018, 18.42.36 EEST Thomas Guillem a écrit :
> On Fri, Apr 6, 2018, at 17:37, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> > Le perjantaina 6. huhtikuuta 2018, 18.30.38 EEST Thomas Guillem a écrit :
> > > So, if the input is stereo we propose the traditional options, that are:
> > > - Mono (In order to share a headset with someone for example)
> > > - Left/Right
> > > - Stereo (Original)
> > > - Reverse Stereo
> > Missing Dolby.
> > > Then if the input is > stereo, we propose:
> > > - Direct (for OSes that can't setup passthrough)
> > Not clear that means to me.
> The "passthrough" name seems to be used only by developers.
> People are more likely to know "Direct Output" or "Digital Output" (even if
> PCM is digital too...). I would love to find a better name that is
> understandable by most users.
I have never seen "direct" and "digital" does not say anything about encoded
versus linear; it just refers to non-analog physical outputs.
I have only ever seen pass-through or exclusive mode.
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