[kdereview] mplayerthumbs

Matthias Kretz kretz at kde.org
Thu Feb 12 15:59:04 GMT 2009

On Wednesday 11 February 2009 22:57:41 Ian Monroe wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 3:17 PM, Marco Gulino <marco.gulino at gmail.com> 
> > On Wednesday 11 February 2009 22:14:34 Ian Monroe wrote:
> >> Shouldn't this be an API call in Phonon instead?
> >
> > Well.. yes.. by "backend" i mean "using phonon as backend (instead of
> > mplayer binary)" :)
> I think using Phonon should be a prerequisite for inclusion into
> kdemultimedia (I'm not speaking for everyone likely). Though you
> didn't actually say where you wanted to end up after the review, I'm
> just guessing based on your emailing this list. ;)

Including a non-Phonon video thumbnail generator is a pragmatic decision. It's 
very much needed, but as long as Phonon can't do it I'm happy with a 
thumbnailer to use something else.

I'd be even more happy to get the necessary patches to Phonon, though. :-)

Matthias Kretz (Germany)                            <><

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