phonon5 and the media sources

Harald Sitter sitter at
Sat Nov 2 15:30:39 GMT 2013

On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 7:26 AM, Casian Andrei <skeletk13 at> wrote:
>> class DeviceSourceControl
>> - property (RW): DeviceDescription device
>> - property(R): QFlags<Content> content /* flags for Audio | Video */
>> You are the specialist here, but I am wondering if we really need to
>> split Audio and Video (how often do you actually get to or need to
>> control the resolution of the input Video?).
> I still think we need to keep them split up. Imagining a multimedia
> application developer, the developer would like to use a streamline low
> resolution video feed for his webchat application, or a slowish but high
> resolution video feed for his backyard surveillance system. Also, things
> that one could possibly change for video differ from audio. Keeping them
> separate would allow for greater flexibility for us and a nicer api imo. But
> we will see when we get to them, right now it doesn't matter that much.

Not sure whether the NSA is the target audience of Phonon :P

If there is potential for merging we can always refactor at a later
point so I am ok with having them separate.


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