[gst-devel] What is the purpose of gst audioconvert plugin
ensonic at hora-obscura.de
Sat Jan 8 12:09:20 CET 2011
Am 29.12.2010 15:44, schrieb Wes Miller:
> This is a wonderful explanation; one that need to be moved to some featured
> place on the wiki or, better, a new doc on the website where all of the
> elements can get equal treatment.
Elements are docuemnted as part of the code. Each element (should) have a
doc-blob at the start of the source file. The comment starts like this:
The documentation there is extracted and can be read on the gstreamer webpage or
e.g. locally in devhelp. We happily accept patches to improve such documentation.
> So, Sean, Wim, et. al, what is the method to undertake such a task. Though
> I know better than to ever volunteer, I volunteer to collect the
> explanations and turn them into some sort of document (good excuse to learn
> I'll begin here with a request to all published element authors to write a
> similar explanation and perhaps add any extra bits you think useful. One I
> would consider helpful is an explanation of why your element is -bad or
> -ugly -- especially if it's a licensing issue.
> Details about the properties would be helpful too. I still have no clue
> what half the encoding/compression parms do with mpeg.
> Another idea, in cases where the element is otherwise LGPL but it uses, say,
> some licensed video encoding, whether someone licensed to use that
> technology can use your element as if it were LGPL. I hear a lot of "ask
> your lawyer" responses coming.
> Happy New Year,
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