[gst-devel] tags and metadata
jmoutte at electronic-group.com
Thu Jan 22 11:56:01 CET 2004
So let's just add an editable flag on tags that element emitting
found-tag can set depending on the real time situation of the media.
On Thu, 2004-01-22 at 16:21, in7y118 at public.uni-hamburg.de wrote:
> Quoting Thomas Vander Stichele <thomas at apestaart.org>:
> > Quoting examples like DRM'd files is a very bad way to make your point
> > :)
> That is a thing persons hacking on GStreamer tend to forget (and that Ronald
> accused me of doing often enough btw): GStreamer is about weird examples only.
> If I invent something that does work for 99% of the things we do, I'll sure as
> hell get remarks from the other 1% of people that can't use this. So if you
> advertise the "artist" entry as always editable, you'll get flocked by the
> people that wrote the 'drmdec' element and the people that assumed it worked
> for wma, too even though we don't have a tag changer there.
> The same goes about your streaminfo/metadata distinction. All your examples
> are for audio files only. This has to work for audio streams, video files,
> video streams, DVDs, file compression, gst-sci or the file sharing client I
> still plan to write using GStreamer. (This does not say such a distinction is
> bad, it just says don't impklement it prematurely with the audio goggles on.)
> Please keep this in mind, people: If you invent something for the core, it
> should work for a data streaming framework. It's not just what Xine does, or
> even Direct Show.
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