where to select audio/video channels?

Marco Lohse mlohse at cs.uni-sb.de
Tue Mar 7 06:54:45 GMT 2006

Christian Esken wrote:
>>2. Is it technically possible? What frameworks can do it (doesn't make much 
>>sense if Phonon only theoretically allows this while no framework will ever 
>>do this)?
> I don't think backends do it at this point of time or in the near future. In my opinion it would be overkill to do this now. So decision should be based on what is easier in terms of implementation. Probably you can design the API, so it can be extended in this direction if neccesary.
> About the techincal possibility: Yes, I am sure it is possible. For example it should be no problem to extract multiple audio channels from a DVD at the "same" time.

Christian, you are right: With NMM (and probably all other decent mm 
frameworks) this is possible.


P.S. One use case that we often deploy NMM for: Simultaneously accessing 
different audio tracks of a DVD by different users using different 
devices, such as PDAs, ...

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