[gst-devel] [patch] GstMixer renaming : channel -> track

Leif Johnson leif at ambient.2y.net
Sat Oct 11 00:59:02 CEST 2003

On Fri, 10 Oct 2003, Ronald Bultje wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-10-09 at 22:49, Leif Johnson wrote:
> > Hehe. I think this even works out for video terminology (i.e. a video
> > track could have an alpha channel and a red channel and whatnot), though
> > I'm almost completely ignorant about video.
> Now that you mention it, I had the same naming issue here. You see, if
> you tune into a station with your tuner (frequency-thing), that's called
> a channel. However, an input/output (cable/tuner, composite, s-video) is
> called a channel too. I'll name them tracks, too, I think. Then again,
> how do you call selecting the track (tuning? selecting?) and selecting a
> tuner frequency (tuning?)? ;).

Hmm, those sound good to me. Selecting for changing a track, and tuning
for changing a frequency. Glad you came up with these ; this naming
thing makes me dizzy. :)


Leif Morgan Johnson : http://ambient.2y.net/leif/

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