API proposal: Phonon BackendInfo

Alex Fiestas afiestas at kde.org
Mon Sep 10 15:36:20 BST 2012

On Sunday 09 September 2012 13:51:29 Harald Sitter wrote:
> ahoyahoy
> attached is a proposed api for phonon backend information as both
> amarok and tomahawk have diagnostics functionality that needs accurate
> information on the loaded backend. this addition would would address
> [1].
> feedback would be much appreciated.
> implementation-wise this is a no-brainer as we have all the
> information in the factory already, it is just a matter of exposing
> it.
> [1] https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=306250
> HS

Maybe this is a stupid suggestion but, wouldn't be useful to inform if the 
backend has capture capabilities?

Historically Phonon has been "output only" but that will or has changed even 
though not all backends support these features.

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