Re: [Banshee-List] DAAP support in trunk (Was Re: Planning for a preview release)
- From: "Sandy Armstrong" <sanfordarmstrong gmail com>
- To: banshee-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: [Banshee-List] DAAP support in trunk (Was Re: Planning for a preview release)
- Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2008 12:36:43 -0800
On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 12:31 PM, Gabriel Burt <gabriel burt gmail com> wrote:
> 2008/2/28 James Willcox <snorp snorp net>:
> > On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 2:03 PM, Sandy Armstrong
> > <sanfordarmstrong gmail com> wrote:
> > > For me, DAAP support is an absolute must when using Banshee. I
> > > noticed on the Roadmap that it is currently unassigned. Is there any
> > > anticipation for how difficult it might be to port DAAP support over
> > > from the stable series to trunk?
> > >
> > > In a few weeks I might have time to hack on a little something, so I
> > > was thinking of attempting that.
> > >
> > Allegedly, I think I am supposed to do it. I really have not had time to
> > get into it, though, as Real Work has been pretty demanding. I have a rough
> > plan for how I think it could be done, though. Basically I think Banshee
> > should cannibalize daap-sharp by re-using all the low-level bits
> > (ContentParser, etc) and storing everything in the database. Feel free to
> > give it a go if you like, I do not expect I'll have time in the near future.
> I think you two could work together effectively to do this. You could
> split the work into two pieces - 1) actually doing the DAAP-specific
> backend work, pulling code from daap-sharp etc, and 2) bringing the UI
> over/implementing a PrimarySource subclass.
> Subclassing src/Core/Banshee.Services/Banshee.Sources/PrimarySource.cs,
> you automatically get LIMIT/OFFSET based ListView action (eg O(1)
> memory) and full query support
> Sandy, if you want to tackle the later piece, I think that'd be a
> great start. I'm certainly willing to help you as you go. Shall I
> split the Roadmap entry into two and assign them to you guys?
I'm not ready to take responsibility for it yet; I was just feeling
the waters. In a couple of weeks I may have some spare time for
it...I'll definitely let you know.
Thanks for the support,
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