[gst-devel] Several novice questions

Tim Müller t.i.m at zen.co.uk
Mon Jan 21 10:47:34 CET 2008

On Mon, 2008-01-21 at 00:12 -0700, Jeffrey Barish wrote:

> I am still wondering why query_position(gst.FORMAT_PERCENT) produces a
>  query error whereas query_position(gst.FORMAT_TIME) does not and
>  whether gst.FORMAT_PERCENT is a misnomer.

Hardly any element supports/implements PERCENT format queries, that's
why it fails. TIME is the best-supported format. If you want the current
position in percent you currently need to query the duration and the
position and then calculate the rest yourself.


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