multimedia-blends: policy question(s)

Felipe Sateler fsateler at
Sat Jun 13 15:07:35 UTC 2015

On 13 June 2015 at 03:49, Ross Gammon <ross at> wrote:
> On 06/12/2015 03:23 PM, Felipe Sateler wrote:
>>>> Non-soundsynth packages like gem should of course not be in the
>>>> >> soundsynth package, maybe we need a videosynth package?
>>>> >>
>>> >
>>> > i would have put it into the "video" task, but now i see that this is
>>> > full with video *players* (and the occasional vjing and converter tool).
>>> >
>>> > so actually i would split "video" in multiple packages ("videoplayers",
>>> > "videosynth", "vjing",...) and have the original video package
>>> > Depends/Recommends these.
>> Good idea.
>>>>> >>> - ffmulticonverter
>>>> >> Quite possibly you need to transcode your resulting audio for distribution?
>>> >but that's not a "recording" task, it's "postproduction" (which comes
>>> >after the *mixing* task).
>> Indeed. Feel free to correct things. As I said when I almost dropped
>> the tasks and Ross has said now again, the current categorizations are
>> not really ok. I unfortunately am out of time to invest much effort
>> into this.
> Generating new tasks is not something I have played with yet, and will
> probably involve some work to rebuild the web sentinel pages. I need to
> do some reading.

I think those are generated automatically. At least I never did
anything to have them generated. Andreas should know for sure.

> I will try and put some suggested restructuring up on the wiki based on
> this thread and previous ones. It would be best to be sure before we
> make the step.



Felipe Sateler

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