[MPlayer-users] two cents: why dvdnav is needed

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Mon Mar 3 18:14:47 CET 2003

On Mon, Mar 03, 2003 at 07:23:08AM +0000, Roberto De Leo wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> >
> >
> >We're not dead-set against dvd navigation support. However, libdvdnav
> >is a really bad library and is not friendly to mplayer's way of doing
> >things. So if you want dvd nav support, code it yourself or find
> >someone willing to do it. But the current developers are not
> >interested in spending their time on this since they don't care for
> >silly menus.
> >
> You keep talking about "silly menus" but I could not see any suggestion 
> on how to deal with DVDs that have scores of "titles" and no title list 
> printed on the box.
> While it is perfectly fine that MPlayer developers have no intention of 
> currently implementing them, it would show more brightness from you if 
> you would stop considering silly the people that asks for dvd nav 
> support, at least until you are able to suggest some valid alternative 

Run through all the titles. Make a list of what's what on a little
piece of paper. Stick it in the DVD box. Be happy. :))


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