Video player

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Fri Jan 9 08:25:13 GMT 2009

2009/1/8 John <john_82 at>:
> On Thursday 08 January 2009 16:29:43 Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote:
>> On Thursday 2009 January 08 10:09:00 Dotan Cohen wrote:
>> >My intention is in filing an Akonadi-related integration feature
>> >request, so I am looking for the flagship KDE video player to file
>> >against.  Are
>> >there any full-featured video players shipped with KDE?
>> To the best of my knowledge: Not currently.
> Don't know why I bother really but where ever you post you need to grasp the
> front end bit I mentioned earlier. The other bit that actually does the work
> might be called the back end. As far as I am aware there are only 2 back
> ends. Xine and Mplayer. Maybe Kevin could chime in on that point. Clearly the
> facilities available in the back end limit what can be done in the front end.
> The front end may not even make use of all of the facilities available in the
> back end. Mplayer and it's associated code will do all sorts of things for
> instance. This front end back end arrangement applies to most kde apps even
> k3b.
> On flagship apps. KDE is a DESKTOP that runs apps as is Gnome and a number of
> others. As far as I'm aware Kaffeine is the most fully featured KDE video app
> and is likely to remain so. That's where you should post but if your changes
> fall outside of the pure video features that Xine can provide maybe you need
> to post there as well. Me I long for a fast and slow play facility.

My bug is for Akonadi integration, so it would be a front-end feature:

Dotan Cohen

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