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

Mohammed Hassan mohammed.hassan at jollamobile.com
Thu Nov 6 12:00:38 UTC 2014


Hi Tone,

Which plan are you asking about?

Cheers,

On Thu, Nov 06, 2014 at 01:50:13PM +0200, Tone Kastlunger wrote:
>  Hassan,
>  is there more details available about the plans to make this feature
>  more accessible to devvers?
>  Best,
>  tortoisedoc
> 
>  On Thu, Nov 6, 2014 at 1:31 PM, Mohammed Hassan
>  <[1]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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