Re: build sherrif-ery - nautilus-media fails to configure

On Mon, 2004-12-06 at 23:42 +0100, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-12-06 at 21:16 +0000, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> > On Mon, 2004-12-06 at 12:47 -0500, Luis Villa wrote:
> > > I'd love to see someone do a detailed comparison of the thumbnailers and
> > > property pages, make sure we're not losing anything big. But ATM, I have
> > > to say it sounds like the right solution is to drop n-m and merge any
> > > featurelets from the thumbnailers and property pages into totem. Thomas,
> > > Hadess, thoughts?
> > 
> > The only thing really missing, that I know of is to split the audio and
> > video properties in the property tab to only show audio properties if
> > there's no video.
> > 
> > > [This assumes, of course, that we accept totem into the platform; I see
> > > no strong suggestion that this won't happen.]
> Personally I don't quite understand why we need to tie these features
> (thumbnailing, properties, etc) to the installation of a specific media
> player. I never quite understood why totem duplicated these already
> existing Gnome features. (Well, I guess the original reason was because
> bastien wanted to use xine instead of gst for implementing them.)

Yes, and also because they were easy to implement after most of the work
was done in the video widget.

> I would favour such features being in nautilus-media and totem only
> being a media player.

I'll agree with that, when the video widget is cleaned up, and separated
in its own library.

Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net> 

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