[gst-devel] what do people think about GError?

Benjamin Otte in7y118 at public.uni-hamburg.de
Wed Apr 10 05:21:04 CEST 2002

On Wed, 10 Apr 2002, Thomas Vander Stichele wrote:

> I woke up last night and
> I had been dreaming about my pretty nautilus-enabled desktop, and I had
> icons on my desktop.  Well, one of the icons was called "mp3 192 kbit js",
> and I was able to drag ANY media type containing audio to it and drop it
> there, and after some time the encoded version would appear on the
> desktop.  Well, I WANT to do that.  It's cool, it's functional, and it
> would make people go "what a great idea".  Well this morning I was
> thinking about how to do that with gst-launch, and that might work, but I
> think it might be even easier to do with partial pipeline stuff as well.
> So let's bring out the pipeline and make it more usable !
> And anyone who wants to help me think about we can get those icons on my
> desktop, and ahve tigert make some pretty icons for it, please do ;)
> GStreamer is great, we're building heaps of momentum (as seen on GUADEC)
> and we need to show people what it can do.
> Thomas

Shouldn't this script do just that?

#! /bin/sh
gst-launch filesrc location=$1 ! spider ! lame ! filesink

Just an idea in a hurry, maybe useful, maybe not.


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