bug handling policy / interaction with users / MPlayer

Jason Keirstead jason at keirstead.org
Sun Mar 16 17:04:17 GMT 2003

On March 16, 2003 12:50 pm, Neil Stevens wrote:
> On Sunday March 16, 2003 08:44, Piotr Szymanski wrote:
> > Neil Stevens (Sunday 16 of March 2003 17:33)
> >
> > > volunteers.  We could support mplayer alongside xine in KDE 3.2, but
> > > only if someone writes for it what Ewald Snel wrote for xine.  Someone
> > > just has to *do* it.
> >
> > Isnt it impossible? Never seen a libmplayer file.
> I've heard that before.  That's why I wrote "Some have even said that
> mplayer is not at all suited for improving other applications, because it
> has no library to use, like xine does." :-)

That's because it is designed to be controlled via a slave protocol
and has a flexable output filter arch. I.E., you don't need a mplayer lib,
all you need is an arts -vo filter for it, and an interface to control the
slave protocol via DCOP and / or Qt (there is already an arts -ao filter ).

Jason Keirstead, BCS

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