Commit 145e92db authored by Derk-Jan Hartman's avatar Derk-Jan Hartman

* small addition to translations HOWTO

* updated TODO and NEWS
parent 136c1c20
......@@ -11,9 +11,10 @@ Core support:
* Fix crash with deinterlace switching
* New --play-and-stop feature which stops the playlist after each played item
* Daemon mode
* Technical improvements to the subtitle/OSD subsystem
Input:
* New screen capture input plugin for X11 and Win32
* New screen capture input plugin for X11, Win32, BeOS and Mac OS X (Stream your desktop)
* Improved DVD support:
- uses libdvdnav for playing DVDs with menus support
- uses libdvdread for simple playback with menus (eg. for streaming)
......@@ -27,7 +28,7 @@ Demux:
* Windows Media Server RTSP support
* Support for MPEG TS streams with error correction (204/192 bytes TS packets)
* Support for DTS audio in MPEG TS (ETSI TS 102 154 Annex G)
* Skin2 .vlt file loader (only when skin2 is the current interface)
* Skins2 .vlt file loader (only when skin2 is the current interface)
Codecs:
* G.726 audio support
......@@ -43,24 +44,26 @@ Stream Output:
* H.263 RTP streaming support
* Support for DTS audio in MPEG TS (ETSI TS 102 154 Annex G)
* Experimental WAV muxer
* SDP generation outputs more compliant SDPs and can create SDP files now
Audio Output:
* New audio equalizer filter
* Very trivial volume normalizer
Interfaces:
* Added search, volume, loop and random functions to the ncurses interface
* Added a filesystem browser to the ncurses interface
* OSD sliders for volume and postition information
* OSD icons for Play and Pause
* New Streaming Wizard for Windows and Linux default interfaces
* A few skins2 improvements
* Added search, volume, loop and random functions to the ncurses interface
* Added a filesystem browser to the ncurses interface
* The remote control interface can now listen for commands on sockets
* Improved CORBA control module
Mac OS X port:
* Fixed the "cannot set buffersize:[nope]" coreaudio problem
* The MacOSX interface is no longer required to display video
* Major speed improvements to the Quartz video output
* The Mac OS X interface is no longer required to display video
Linux port:
* New galaktos visualization plugin (MilkDrop-compatible)
......@@ -69,7 +72,7 @@ Linux port:
Windows port:
* DirectX Media Object decoder (allows playing some media types, like WMV3)
* Fixed long standing win32 thread handles leak
* Fixed problem with CPU useage with subtitles rendering
* Fixed problem with CPU usage with subtitles rendering
* Wallpaper mode for the DirectX video output (only in overlay mode)
Mozilla plugin:
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......@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@ Difficulty: Medium
Platform: any
Urgency: Wishlist
Description: RAR/ZIP/... access
An access module that would be able to uncompress compressed files
An access module that would be able to uncompress compressed files.
Status: Todo
Task
......@@ -29,10 +29,11 @@ Status: Todo
Task
Difficulty: Easy
Platform: Linux, Win32
Platform: Linux, Win32, Mac
Urgency: Normal
Description: Streaming wizard
Finish the streaming wizard (85% finished)
Finish the streaming wizard (85% finished)<br />
The mac version is at 0%
Status: Assigned to zorglub
Task
......@@ -57,7 +58,7 @@ Difficulty: Hard
Urgency: Normal
Platform: any
Description: Dual window in embed mode
Windows ttaskbar reports two windows in the video embed mode.
Windows taskbar reports two windows in the video embed mode.
Status: Assigned to gibalou
Task
......@@ -68,19 +69,11 @@ Description: Multichannel downmixing
5:1 to Stereo proper downmixing
Status: Todo
Task
Difficulty: Guru
Platform: any
Urgency: Normal
Description: Demux2 transition
Complete the transition to demux2. Bughunting and finishing chapter support (80% done)
Status: Assigned to fenrir
Task
Difficulty: Guru
Urgency: Normal
Platform: any
Description: Multi-acccess
Description: External audio file playin
Allow several access from an input thread to allow for multi-input (30% done)
Status: Assigned to fenrir
......@@ -92,14 +85,6 @@ Description: make everything UTF-8 based
Convert everything that deals with strings to a UTF-8 based system. Not very difficult, but needs a lot of checking, testing and allows for easy breakage.
Status: Todo
Task
Difficulty: Medium
Urgency: Wishlist
Platform: any
Description: OSD Icons
Make OSD Icons for Play/Pause/Stop. Integrate them better into the core system.
Status: Assigned to yoann
Task
Difficulty: Medium
Urgency: Wishlist
......@@ -131,7 +116,15 @@ Difficulty: Easy
Urgency: Wishlist
Platform: any
Description: GSM decoder
GSM decoder not based on standard reference sources.
The <a href="http://kbs.cs.tu-berlin.de/~jutta/toast.html">Toast</a> implementation.
Status: Todo
Task
Difficulty: Easy
Urgency: Wishlist
Platform: any
Description: AMR decoder
We will need to find one that isn't based on the reference code.
Status: Todo
Task
......@@ -153,8 +146,8 @@ Status: Todo
Task
Difficulty: Easy
Urgency: Normal
Platform: any
Description: LPCM on mac
Platform: Mac OS X
Description: LPCM
The LPCM decoder outputs really small samples which aren't accepted properly by the macosx coreaudio resampler, causing VLC to not output any sound with many DVD's. A test sample that shows this effect on the mac is the Madonna clip.
Status: Todo
......@@ -170,8 +163,8 @@ Task
Difficulty: Easy
Urgency: Wishlist
Platform: any
Description: flash video muxer
A flash video muxer. FFMPEG can already output flash video. a wast not to make use of that capability.
Description: flash video playing/streaming
A flash video muxer and demuxer. FFMPEG can already output flash video. a wast not to make use of that capability.
Status: Todo
Task
......@@ -207,7 +200,7 @@ Platform: Mac OS X
Description: New OS X preferences
New preferences for Mac OS X. Current not suited for Mac Users and several
Pref. elements are broken (hotkeys and int with string desc.).
Status: Assigned to thedj
Status: Todo
Task
Difficulty: Hard
......@@ -219,7 +212,6 @@ Still no info over S/PDIF output available.
Outstanding issues:<br />
- G5 S/PDIF not working<br />
- G5 PCM not working because S/PDIF is selected by default, even if not connected.<br />
- Coreaudio resampler doesn't handle input from lpcm decoder (the samples are too small).
Status: Todo
Task
......@@ -249,7 +241,6 @@ Description: Rework spu decoder
The spu decoder needs some serious work
- Split/merge for dvd menu highlighting
- Downscaling for divx/mkv etc
- Chroma independence (YUVA ???)
- .sub/.idx support
Status: todo
......@@ -288,37 +279,24 @@ Difficulty: Medium
Urgency: Wishlist
Platform: any
Description: SPU redesign
- multiple subpicture channels
- centralized rendering and use of chroma filters
- centralized scaling support
(also look at ogt/cvd sub work)
Status: Todo
Task
Difficulty: Guru
Urgency: Wishlist
Platform: Mac OS X
Description: intf / vout dependency
The application specific parts of the intf need to be brougth to the VLC application core. A valid NSApplication needs to be created on VLC opening, with the dock and menu hidden/disabled, only being generated on VLC intf loading.
(70% done) need to fix the interfaces again.<br />
This is mostly implemented, but some mem leaks are now bothering the macosx part. this should be fixed.
Status: Assigned to DJ
Task
Difficulty: Guru
Urgency: Wishlist
Platform: Mac OS X
Description: skins2
Port VLC skins to Objective C++ and OSX. Also requires the intf to be a dialog handler. Is slighly dependant on intf/vout dependency todoitem
Port VLC skins to Objective C++ and OSX. Also requires the intf to be a dialog handler.
Status: Todo
Task
Difficulty: Hard
Difficulty: Easy
Urgency: Wishlist
Platform: any
Platform: Mac OS X
Description: Equalizer Graphic control
Now that VLC has an equalizer, we need a way to control it easily from the GUI.
( Done in WX )
Status: Todo
Task
......@@ -329,7 +307,7 @@ Description: informing user.
Implement a system to: <br />
- Alert the user of critical errors (cannot play file). Should be blocking. <br />
- Ask the user a question (Are you sure? or Try to Fix index of avi? or Overwrite File?)<br />
- Inform the user, without disturbing him. (Buffering stream). This might require a time bases or something perhaps. Because how do we know how long this information should be displayed? Also think of buffering 0-100%<br />
- Inform the user, without disturbing him. (Buffering stream). This might require a displaytime or something. Because how do we know how long this information should be displayed? Also think of buffering 0-100%<br />
Status: Todo
Task
......@@ -337,7 +315,7 @@ Difficulty: Hard
Urgency: Wishlist
Platform: any
Description: Full H323 Videoconferencing
VLC isn't really suited for this yet, because it introduces quite large latencies. This should fixed before the H323 can ever come close to working in VLC.
VLC isn't really suited for this yet, because it introduces quite large latencies. This should be fixed before the H323 can ever come close to working in VLC.
Status: Todo
Task
......@@ -393,12 +371,12 @@ Difficulty: Easy
Urgency: Wishlist
Platform: any
Description: export paramaters of an input
Export the Media Info of a file/source to a standard xml file for use by other applications. Possibly combine with file "probe'ing".
- AR
- size
- bitrate
- resolution
- codecs, etc.
Export the Media Info of a file/source to a standard xml file for use by other applications. Possibly combine with file "probe'ing".<br />
- AR<br />
- size<br />
- bitrate<br />
- resolution<br />
- codecs, etc.<br />
Status: Todo
Task
......@@ -406,7 +384,8 @@ Difficulty: Easy
Urgency: Wishlist
Platform: any
Description: SSL http
SSL encrypted HTTP communication. To support protected VoD.
SSL encrypted HTTP communication. To support protected VoD.<br />
The question is how to neatly integrate it into our API. Support for all our http handling plugins means complicating the API. Perhaps we should store the SSL context in the p_sys of the vlc_object that is calling it? Tad dangerous, but would keep stuff simple.
Status: Todo
Task
......@@ -427,10 +406,11 @@ Allows for Progressive download to TEMP folder from browsers. VLC would play the
Status: Todo
Task
Difficulty: Hard
Difficulty: Medium
Urgency: Wishlist
Platform: any
Description: rendezvous announces
Apple released the rendezvous code under a Open Source license now. perhaps it can be used. (It's OpenTalk now btw).<br />
DMAP protocol announce for videos.
Status: Todo
......@@ -480,11 +460,11 @@ Difficulty: Easy
Urgency: Wishlist
Platform: any
Description: Make vlm more user friendly (setup etc)
vlm is kinda a pain to setup if you are not entirely experiences with A/V and streaming or VLC for that matter. It can be heavily improved by updating the vlm http interface.
vlm is kinda a pain to setup if you are not entirely experienced with A/V and streaming or VLC for that matter. It can be heavily improved by updating the vlm http interface. Using seperate fields for the need paramters of a schedule/source.
Status: Todo
Task
Difficulty: Medium
Difficulty: Easy
Urgency: Wishlist
Platform: any
Description: Protocol rollover
......@@ -500,6 +480,7 @@ Platform: any
Description: NAT issues
Find a way to deal with clients behind a NAT. Multicast and RTSP work 'poorly' in these setups. NATP2P, STUN, UDP hole punching, other techniques ????
Protocol rollover can be a solution for a lot of these issues.
Use full DNS names in SDP
Status: Todo
Task
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......@@ -22,6 +22,9 @@ Use the convert-po.sh script attached :
Copy the resulting vlc.mo file to
/usr/local/share/locale/<LANG>/LC_MESSAGES
Launch VLC with --language <LANG>
Where <LANG> is the international shortcode for your language.
Testing your localization on Mac OS X
=====================================
......@@ -40,6 +43,9 @@ Use the convert-po.sh script attached :
Copy the resulting vlc.mo file to
VLC.app/Contents/MacOS/locale/<LANG>/LC_MESSAGES
Launch VLC with --language <LANG>
Where <LANG> is the international shortcode for your language.
"fuzzy" translations
====================
......@@ -49,6 +55,12 @@ the "#, fuzzy" comment. If you think the suggestion is OK, or if you
fixed the suggestion, do not forget to remove the "#, fuzzy" comment.
Adding a language to VLC
========================
When the language is added to the VLC sourcecode, remember to also edit
src/libvlc.h for the preference option, and src/misc/darwin_specific.m
[*] Step by step process to localize under Mac OS X (excerpt from a mail) :
cd ~/Desktop
curl -O http://www.videolan.org/pub/videolan/devtools/vlc-po-files.tar.gz
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