[gst-devel] Regarding GStreamer/Cupid

Ronald S. Bultje rbultje at ronald.bitfreak.net
Wed May 17 22:00:03 CEST 2006

On Wed, 17 May 2006 16:34:27 +0200, Peter Eszlari wrote:
> Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> > I consider Cupid a failed experiment. I've tried to create a video
> > capturing solution that looks good and does not use any hacks for stupid
> > GStreamer bugs (apart from threading-related ones) for something like
> > three years. I've never been able to even get close to something that
> > worked anywhere near stable, using any GStreamer version, regardless of
> > how many bugs I fixed or reported. At some point I just lost interest
> > myself and decided to do something else. Maybe I'll get back to it some
> > day.
> This sounds depressing. Is this a design problem or just bugs in plugins?

Both... The distinction is very much void, though; any design ("bug")
can be rewritten ("fixed") to fit a particular purpose.


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