[SailfishDevel] Jolla release plan for high level features - update10

Tone Kastlunger users.giulietta at gmail.com
Thu Nov 6 11:50:13 UTC 2014

is there more details available about the plans to make this feature more
accessible to devvers?


On Thu, Nov 6, 2014 at 1:31 PM, Mohammed Hassan <
mohammed.hassan at jollamobile.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 06, 2014 at 12:04:33PM +0200, Kaj-Michael Lang wrote:
> > On Thu, 2014-11-06 at 10:38 +0200, Soumya Bijjal wrote:
> > > start the work to update to GStreamer 1.x (latest upstream version
> > > 1.4.3)
> >
> > Great! :) Does that mean gstreamer usage will be allowed in harbour apps
> > when 1.x is used ? What about plugin(s) only packages, will harbour
> > allow those ?
> GStreamer is not yet being used by Sailfish OS.
> It's been added to the repository and you can hopefully install it on the
> phone
> but QtMultimedia has not been switched yet.
> In fact, it doesn't yet have all the capabilities needed (Only playback of
> ogg works).
> We have already all we need to enable HW accelerated encoding and playback
> as well as the
> various audio encoders and decoders needed but we decided to take a step
> back and research
> a better alternative in order to make the life of the various community
> ports for SailfishOS
> easier. This is the main reason why we -at Jolla- did not enable video
> codecs yet.
> However now you can watch the progress and I hope each update will have
> something new.
> I cannot yet comment on allowing it in harbour -even though it's something
> I personally
> would like to see-.
> I know it sounds frustrating a bit but at least the work is progressing
> and you can
> watch the progress. You can even contribute to it if you are interested as
> it's all
> in github repositories.
> Cheers,
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