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Subject: Re: plugins
Apart from test_*, what plugins actually are "useful" for RaaA? Perhaps
vbrfix too...certainly not many. The new Samsung application target is
really a "special case" as far as I'm aware as I'm not certain its a given
that there will be a native application available to replace said plugins
as there is with say, RaaAoA.
If the host can offer a better alternative, I'm not sure its wise to even
attempt to compete. In the situations where the host can't, however...this
may be viewed differently.
On Feb 3, 2012 9:48 AM, "Thomas Martitz" <kugel_at_rockbox.org> wrote:
> Am 02.02.2012 21:08, schrieb Marcin Bukat:
>> 2) Relax the requirements for target to become stable. I mean we could
>> agree on minimal subset of plugins (and documentation in manual)
>> needed for a given port to fulfill stable criteria. Rockbox is about
>> playing music and not playing games and watching rotating cube after
> I didn't think "all plugins work perfectly" was a requirement for
> stable...because that's an unreasonable one. I agree that plugins are not
> nearly as important as playback abilities.
> In that sense I would tend to agree. But who decides which subset? I think
> we want at least some (useful) plugins, otherwise we end up with stable
> ports which have 0 plugins (+ some test plugins perhaps). Maybe those we
> work with PLA and/or don't need bitmaps. Or a list of the most useful ones
> (something what I would like for RaaA too).
> Best regards.
Received on 2012-02-02
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