[gst-devel] GStreamer presets (feedback requested)

Tim-Philipp Müller t.i.m at zen.co.uk
Thu Jun 25 18:35:55 CEST 2009

On Thu, 2009-06-25 at 09:16 -0700, Michael Smith wrote:

> > However, they CAN be used for this purpose. Choosing a profile is a
> > useful action in many cases, especially when encoding for various
> > devices. My ultimate goal is of course to hide all this behind the
> > device profiles themselves as is currently done in Arista, but there's
> > no reason that Transmageddon can't let a user select profiles and
> > qualities based on these preset files.
> I thought so too originally, but there are problems with that: the
> presets don't have any i18n capabilities, for one.

This should be easy to add, I think - it could probably be made to work
the same way it's done for .desktop files. In fact it even looks like
the preset files have the right markup for that already (leading '_' for
fields with translatable strings), but maybe that's just coincidence.


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