[Product-Developers] [collective.flowplayer] Proposal: stop supporting image file format

Luca Fabbri luca at keul.it
Fri Sep 30 08:56:03 UTC 2011

On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 10:25 AM, Johannes Raggam <raggam-nl at adm.at> wrote:
> On 09/30/2011 09:41 AM, Luca Fabbri wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 10:08 PM, Gilles Lenfant
>> <gilles.lenfant at alterway.fr>  wrote:
>>> Le 29 sept. 2011 à 17:05, Luca Fabbri a écrit :
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> in the current collective.flowplayer trunk we have:
>>>>    VIDEO_EXTENSIONS = ['.f4b', '.f4p', '.f4v', '.flv', '.mp4',
>>>> '.m4v', '.jpg', '.gif', '.png', '.mov']
>>> IMHO this is a bug to expose file types the flowplayer can't display.
>> Also IMHO. The effect is really strange! You see a broken player with
>> But with products like flowplayer I always don't know who wait for, to
>> take a decision. :-)
> IMHO, it's this looks like a bug - except flowplayer would have a
> image-gallery plugin, in which case these extensions should only become
> active if installed (but there is no such plugin, i guess). i would remove
> the image file types from flowplayer.

Ok, I will commit this on the trunk sooner (seems that collective SVN
is offline right now)

> as far as i know about the collective.flowplayer development process, it's
> seen as a collective project and improvements like this are very welcome.

Yes, and this is really good sometimes, but often is difficult to
decide what is a "good change" or not without a main direction,
expecially for a product so common and important for Plone community
like flowplayer.
This is not a flowplayer-only problem right now...

However... I don't want to go off-topic!  :)

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