[Development] qtphonon's status.

Girish Ramakrishnan girish at forwardbias.in
Thu May 17 16:56:03 CEST 2012

Hi Pier,

On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 5:46 AM, Pier Luigi <pierluigi.fiorini at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2012/5/16 Thiago Macieira <thiago.macieira at intel.com>:
>> [cross-posting to kde-multimedia]
>> On quarta-feira, 16 de maio de 2012 18.55.52, Olivier Goffart wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Why do we mantain an outdated fork of phonon in qt5.git
>>> I am talking about the qtphonon repository.
>>> The Phonon team maintains phonon under the KDE umbrela, and the qtphonon
>>> repository is years behind.
>> It was created because of the modularisation. It was expected that the Phonon
>> developers would pick it up. At one point, they indicated they'd like to use
>> the Qt infrastructure, instead of the KDE infrastructure. Clearly, they've
>> changed their minds.
> Hijacking the thread to ask this because I'm not yet familiar with
> neither Phonon nor QtMultimeda: is QtMultimedia
> (http://doc-snapshot.qt-project.org/5.0/qtmultimedia-module.html) a
> suitable candidate to replace Phonon at least for new and Qt-only
> projects?

Yes, that's the idea.


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