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Archive for March, 2010

Lightning talk for GUADEC submitted

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

My submission for this year’s GUADEC: This is a _lightning talk_ about how the evolution from MAFW (Multimedia Aplication FrameWork used in Fremantle official media player) to Grilo (new multimedia framework for application aiming to provide easy access to many sources of media) and how they can work together to provide a better user experience […]

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Unbricking my SheevaPlug

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

More or less one month ago, my SheevaPlug went bananas and didn’t turn on again. After talking to a colleague at Igalia who googled a bit, we found out that it could be a problem with the power supply unit. The issue seems to be known and it happens when you keep an external harddisk […]

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mafw goes Grilo

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

As you may know, some colleagues at Igalia are developing a framework to gather, browse and query multimedia sources called Grilo. Of course it is no replacement for GStreamer as it is at a much higher level and we are focusing in gathering, browsing and querying so far. We were an important part of the […]

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mafw-gst-renderer and volume management

Monday, March 1st, 2010

In the beginning we are just having a volume in MAFW that we were just setting to the GStreamer. This was a bit complicated to maintain because you always have to be careful of resetting volume to the pipeline when you create a new one and even after some state changes, meaning GST_STATE_READY for example, […]

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