[gst-devel] req: documentation for unfreeze phase discussions about gstreamer vs xine
Jelle de Jong
jelledejong at powercraft.nl
Tue Feb 5 12:46:09 CET 2008
Stefan Kost wrote:
> Quoting Jelle de Jong <jelledejong at powercraft.nl>:
>> Hello everybody,
>> I have a request for the gstreamer developers.
>> There have been a lot of discussion about the switchings of applications
>> from a xine-lib backends to a gstreamer backend.
>> I would really like a good document with information about the
>> differences between gstreamer and xine.
> That needs to be written by someone who knows both well. Most of s can
> only tell you what gstreamer is or is not.
>> In this documentation I would like to see a some structure that first
>> explains things in a non technical/noop way and then in a concrete
>> focused technical way and what does it mean for the end users and the
>> developers. Also what are the current problems and what is the
>> planning/process on there solutions.
>> Hope this is not a overwhelming question. I just want to help removing a
>> lot of confusion about gstreamer and xine.
> What about prepparing a list of questions and ask both communities? I
> think a good media-framework comparission is something that many people
> would be interested in.
Tomorrow I will speak with somebody that has more knowledge about the
gstreamer project, I will ask him for more advice and how he thinks
about it. BTW all ideas are welcome, of coarse.
>> Kind regards,
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