Re: [PATCH] Use thumbnail limits for videos

On Mon, 2007-01-08 at 16:17 +0100, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-12-27 at 23:56 +0100, Tom Parker wrote:
> > The routine mimetype_limited_by_size in libnautilus-private should say
> > whether a particular mime type should be effected by the size limits
> > for thumbnailing or not. With my reading of the text in the Preview
> > tab of the file management properties, it looks like everything
> > *other* than text or audio files should be limited if the option is
> > picked. However, the code indicates that only images are limited.
> > Video files can be thumbnailed, and are much more likely to exceed the
> > size limits, but aren't included in the "image_mime_types" list.
> This is quite reasonable. Thumbnailing a large image will take a long
> time. However, thumbnailing a very very very large movie will not
> generally take longer than a small one (we just grab an early frame).
> So, by using the size limits for movies we essentially break the movie
> thumbnailing feature.

I have been using totem-gstreamer , and for some reason i find totem
buffers up entire flv file before it creates a thumbnail. A bug , if
otherwise this feature sounds good.

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