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Subject: Re: question about plugin api extension

Re: question about plugin api extension

From: Ivo Burkart <>
Date: Mon, 1 Mar 2004 01:39:25 +0100

>I suggest we move away from the plugin idea. This is too limiting, unless
>extended substantially. I need more access to the playback control and
>playlists, an own thread, load a different configuration when in car mode, etc.
>Instead the remote control code should be replaceable, so we have the
>compile option to use the Archos cable remote as default, or your module, my
>Alpine, the IR remote, serial keyboard, whatever there may be in future.
>Ultimately this could be runtime-loadable, a different kind of plugin, but
>I'm not going that far yet.

Sounds like a loadable driver. This would be nice, not only for that purpose.


Received on 2004-03-01

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