[Matroska-devel] Re: [gst-devel] Call for ideas : Video and Audio sinks for Gstreamer on Windows

Christian HJ Wiesner chris at matroska.org
Sun Aug 1 21:15:54 CEST 2004

Sebastian Hartte wrote:

> Oh i almost forgot,
> is there some way of creating a wrapper element for DirectShow filters?
> Given the GUID of a filter it should be possible for
> an element to dynamically create all the pads (pins) and hold an
> instance of the filter internally. I suppose that could increase
> the use of gstreamer on windows dramatically since it could be used to
> play propietary file formats without some nasty
> hacked wrapper code. (Windows Media 8, 9, etc.)
> bye, Storm

This is certainly possible, but i expect it wouldnt be very easy to do, 
and the goal must be that all plugins for gstreamer are usable on all 
supported platforms, not just Windows, IMO.

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