Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 17th Dec 2009 22:16 UTC
Mac OS X Late last night (CET), we reported on the story that the VLC project needed more developers for the Mac version of this popular video player, or else the Mac variant may disappear. Just about every website out there reported on this issue, but it turns out it all got a bit exaggerated (on the internet? Surely you jest...). We spoke to VLC developer Pierre d'Herbemont to clarify the issue, and they've also put up a wiki page about the so-called demise of the Mac version of VLC. He also detailed what, exactly, they meant by "Apple is blocking us".
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RE: Qt4 Interface?
by fithisux on Fri 18th Dec 2009 07:27 UTC in reply to "Qt4 Interface?"
fithisux
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2006-01-22

Is the qt4 interface for VLC on the mac so horrible that they are better off starting over from scratch?



You asked my question. I believe Qt4 is cross-platform and it improves, why use Cocoa when devel resources could be spent on other issues?

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RE[2]: Qt4 Interface?
by bousozoku on Fri 18th Dec 2009 08:08 in reply to "RE: Qt4 Interface?"
bousozoku Member since:
2006-01-23

"Is the qt4 interface for VLC on the mac so horrible that they are better off starting over from scratch?


You asked my question. I believe Qt4 is cross-platform and it improves, why use Cocoa when devel resources could be spent on other issues?
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Having a native interface that works the way other applications work would be desirable on any platform.

The interface VLC uses doesn't even seem to be finished, with several functions not connected to the buttons they represent. It wouldn't seem to be a fault with Qt but who knows for sure what the problem is?

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