[Development] The dark side of QtMultimedia

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Mon Nov 17 02:55:33 CET 2014

Nichols Andy wrote:
> Phonon is only somewhat actively developed, as I counted about 15 real
> commits in the phonon/master and 30 real commits the the
> phonon-gstreamer/master repository this year (commits that weren’t merges
> or version bumps).  By comparison QtMultimedia received this year around
> 150 commits from Christian and Yoann alone, with over 40 additional unique
> contributors with at least one patch this year.  Sure we have a much large
> scope in having to support so many platforms, but that is not
> insignificant.

Yet Phonon officially supports GStreamer 1 now, QtMultimedia still doesn't. 
These are the kinds of things we notice as GNU/Linux distributors, not 
whether some developer adds some new feature to the legacy GStreamer 0.10 

        Kevin Kofler

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