GSoC 2012 is on! important next steps

todd rme toddrme2178 at
Fri Mar 2 10:10:57 GMT 2012

On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 11:13 AM, George Kiagiadakis
< at> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 11:38 AM, todd rme <toddrme2178 at> wrote:
>> 2. Gstreamer kio plugin.  Gstreamer can currently view network files
>> seamlessly on gnome desktops uses a gvfs plugin.  There is no
>> corresponding kio plugin to let KDE users do this, requiring the
>> system to make a local copy before playing.  This project would create
>> such a backend.
> I've thought of this in the past and it's a very cool idea indeed. I
> could mentor it if there is need. The question is, what in KDE has
> currently direct need of it? Could phonon-gstreamer benefit from such
> a plugin?

I am not certain, but I would think phonon-gstreamer could benefit.
If changes are needed to phonon-gstreamer to make it work, that could
be part of the project.


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