Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] monkey-media future
- From: Bob Smith <bob thestuff net>
- To: Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net>
- Cc: Rhythmbox Dev <rhythmbox-devel gnome org>
- Subject: Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] monkey-media future
- Date: 29 Jul 2003 20:10:01 -0700
Doesn't gstreamer do all of this? And if it doesn't, shouldn't it be
added there instead of in its own library?
Or is libbacon's purpose to be a media framework independent library,
like a wrapper around gstreamer and xine?
On Wed, 2003-07-30 at 14:38, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-07-30 at 20:59, Colin Walters wrote:
> > On Wed, 2003-07-30 at 13:14, Bastien Nocera wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2003-07-30 at 17:52, Colin Walters wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > Does anyone know if anyone else out there besides us actually uses
> > > > monkey-media? If not, I am thinking about sucking it into the rhythmbox
> > > > tree (again :)). It's just easier on people to have one tarball to
> > > > download, and less maintenance overhead for me. Plus, we do want
> > > > monkey-media to go away eventually once GStreamer gets the required
> > > > features.
> > > >
> > > > I'm not going to do this right away, but if there are no objections or
> > > > whatever it'll probably happen next week sometime.
> > >
> > > Nobody uses it apart from us. The only really interesting thing in
> > > monkey-media is the metadata reader/writer.
> > Yeah.
> > > I actually wanted to use the BaconVideoWidget (or the planned
> > > BaconVideoObject) inside Rhythmbox, probably having Rhythmbox depend on
> > > libbacon. That would allow both Totem-gst and Rhythmbox to actually grow
> > > and make a widget that would be usable by the wider range of developers.
> > This is for visualization, right? Or does BaconVideoObject do playback
> > of music too?
> The VideoObject doesn't use or need X and has a "none" video out plugin.
> It's useful for the thumbnailer, the properties tab in nautilus, and
> music playback, ie. no visualisation but you can still capture video.
> The VideoWidget would have visualisation, just like the current one. I
> plan to split the current code fairly soon, and merge it in libbacon for
> it to be a proper multimedia library.
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