[gst-devel] gst-player ui required changes

Bastien Nocera hadess at hadess.net
Thu Jan 16 01:46:04 CET 2003

On Thu, 2003-01-16 at 09:08, Paul Flood wrote:
> I'm no code guru, but <stop> and <pause> have very different behaviors in my
> experience.  When I press <pause> I expect the media to hold its place and
> wait for me to <resume> (or play) and pick up where I left off.  When I
> press <stop> I expect the media to reset back to the begining of the disc
> and wait for me to start it over again.
> As a simple user I readily expect my media player to have a stop button.  I
> anticipate most users to expect a media player to have a stop button.  It's
> one of the basic functions.  Whether or not it is
> needed/required/different/redundant/stupid doesn't really matter.  This is a
> user interface right?  The users will expect and want a stop button.  We are
> building this for them , right?  Personally, I would think any player
> without a stop button would be lame and I wouldn't use it.

Well, I got asked for stop buttons in Totem for a couple of weeks after
the first release, but I don't get asked that anymore. What the heck is
the Stop button used for anyway ?

/Bastien Nocera

#2  0x4205a2cc in printf ("Oh my %s\n", preferred_deity) from
/lib/i686/libc.so.6 printf ("Oh my %s\n", preferred_deity);
Segmentation fault

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