[vlc-devel] [PATCH 1/4] vlm: remove schedule media type

Pierre Ynard linkfanel at yahoo.fr
Sat Aug 29 01:20:13 CEST 2020

> Persistance cannot be added because it radically breaks backward
> compatibility with the current VLM configuration. This is a
> self-contradictory requirement.

If you want persistence, you can already put schedules into the VLM
configuration file, and load them from there.

> So there you have it. There are only three options: remove it, keep it
> broken, or (expensively) replace it with something possibly not broken
> but incompatible...

When you look at the way it's done and the argument syntax, it is indeed
tempting to completely replace it with something saner.

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

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