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Re: Multimedia with GNUstep ?

From: Gregory John Casamento
Subject: Re: Multimedia with GNUstep ?
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2003 18:42:13 -0700 (PDT)

--- PUYDT Julien <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi,
> I saw something exists for sound (gsnd), but it doesn't look that good
> (hint: the fact that the GSSndObj protocol has frameCount & data shows
> it is to play sound from a small file, and not from an open device).
> For video, I wrote a little test app, that uses NSImage to display video
> from a video4linux device [little memory leak, few video format
> supported], an ieee1394 avc camera [big memory leak], or a fake device
> [static image of the app icon]; and all I have to say is: a series of
> NSImage isn't really good for that purpose.

This sort of goes without saying. :)  NSImage was never meant for that type of

> is there any multimedia framework in GNUstep? If yes, where, if no, who
> works on it?

No one at present. :)  We can always use more help.   There have been
discussions about using xine or something which draws directly to a window
wrapped in an object (like NSMovieView or something) to do this.   Nothing,
however, has actually been done up until now.

> Snark on #gnustep
> PS: the sources of my little buggy app can be found here:
> http://perso.netpratique.fr/julien.puydt/

Later, GJC

Gregory John Casamento
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