vlc/vlc-1.2 | branch: master | Jean-Baptiste Kempf <j...@videolan.org> | Sun 
Jan 15 19:37:12 2012 +0100| [e2382985204d646a01dbb59136124f54c424d040] | 
committer: Jean-Baptiste Kempf

On the road to 2.0.0-rc1

> http://git.videolan.org/gitweb.cgi/vlc/vlc-1.2.git/?a=commit;h=e2382985204d646a01dbb59136124f54c424d040

 NEWS         |   35 ++++++++++++++++++++---------------
 configure.ac |    6 +++---
 2 files changed, 23 insertions(+), 18 deletions(-)

diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index 9696b8e..cf85bda 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-Changes between 1.1.x and 1.2.0-rc1:
+Changes between 1.1.x and 2.0.0-rc1:
 Important notes:
@@ -27,6 +27,7 @@ Important notes:
    output interface, use --miface instead, e.g. --miface=eth0.
  * The Windows version will only work with Windows XP SP2 or later.
    Windows 2000 SP4, Windows XP < SP2, Windows 2003 SP0 are now unsupported.
+ * The Mac OS version will new Quartz Extreme compatible machines.
 Important changes for packagers:
  * The default builds now assume that the operating system uses UTF-8 for
@@ -38,7 +39,6 @@ Important changes for packagers:
  * The default tarballs are now compressed with XZ/LZMA: .tar.xz
  * OSS support is not compiled on Linux by default, pass --enable-oss to the
    configure script if you use OSSv4 or really want to use OSS emulation.
  * The webplugins has moved to git://git.videolan.org/npapi-vlc.git
@@ -52,27 +52,29 @@ Core:
  * Multiple files are now supported inside RAR files
- * BDA: experimental support for ClearQam devices
+ * Experimental support for ClearQam devices in the BDA module
  * DVB-S scanning support on Unix
  * DVB-C scanning on Unix scans correct modulation/symbolrate if needed
- * DShow: support for freq and video standard selection
+ * Support for freq and video standard selection in DirectShow
  * Support for VDR recordings (http://www.tvdr.de/) folders
- * Blu-Ray Discs integration using libbluray
+ * Experimental Blu-Ray Discs support using libbluray
  * HTTP Live Streaming (IETF draft) playback support
  * Blackmagic DeckLink SDI cards input support (Linux only currently)
  * Linear Systems (HD-)SDI cards input support (Linux)
  * PulseAudio audio input support
- * RTP: support for dynamic payload types by specifying the payload format
+ * Support for RTP dynamic payload types by specifying the payload format
    in an option (no autodetection): only Theora supported for now
  * Basic HTCPCP implementation for Coffee Pot control
- * QTCapture: added support for all QTKit-compatible video input devices
- * QTSound: added support for all QTKit-compatible audio input devices
- * X11 Screen: support for capturing partially hidden windows
+ * Support for all QTKit-compatible video input devices, aka QTCapture
+ * Support for all QTKit-compatible audio input devices, aka QTSound
+ * Support for capturing partially hidden windows in the X11 Screen input
  * MPEG DASH (Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP) support
- * Support for HTTPS is now fixed for the Windows port
+ * Support for HTTPS is now fixed in the Windows port
- * You can now use ffmpeg-mt in conjunction with vlc
+ * You can now use ffmpeg-mt in conjunction with vlc, to split decoding load
+   on multiple cores. H.264, VP3, VP8, JPEG-2000, Mpeg-4 ASP/DivX and RV3/RV4
+   are notably concerned.
  * Important fixes for RealVideo 3.0 and 4.0 playback, notably in MKV
  * Experimental Hardware decoding using Broadcom CrystalHD cards
  * New module for decoding EBU subtitles (.stl)
@@ -83,8 +85,9 @@ Codecs:
  * Support for WMV Images, aka WMVP and WVP2, as used by Photo Story
  * Support for Lagarith Lossless video codec
  * Support for ProRes 422 video codec in 10bits
+ * Support for DNxHD (VC-3) and JPEG-2000 in 10bits
  * EIA-608 closed captions improvements
- * Support for JPEG 2000 and Motion JPEG 2000 in the Windows and Mac binaries
+ * Support for JPEG-2000 and Motion JPEG-2000 in the Windows and Mac binaries
  * Experimental support of IOMX for OpenMAX IL codecs on Android
  * One can use "mp2 " fourcc to encode in mpeg1/2 layer 2
@@ -105,17 +108,19 @@ Interfaces:
  * Qt: effects dialogs rework
  * Qt: new CoverFlow-like view of the playlist
  * Qt: port to MacOS X platform
- * Qt: small look improvements
+ * Qt: minor look improvements, notably on the seek bar
  * Skins2 / Qt: misc improvements and usability fixes
  * Skins2: fullscreen controller support, relative placement support
    and important cleanups and optimisations
  * Mac OS X: re-written Main Window, which also includes the Video Windows
+   It is available in 2 looks, one grey (Lion style) and one black (QTX style)
  * Mac OS X: new Audio Effects panel adding Compressor and Spatializer filters
  * Mac OS X: new Track Synchronization panel
  * Mac OS X: new Video Effects panel for color and geometry adjustments
  * Mac OS X: re-written Open Disc functionality with automatic media detection
  * Mac OS X: support for the native fullscreen mode on OS X Lion
  * Mac OS X: enhanced AppleScript support
+ * Mac OS X: support for lua extensions
  * The rc and telnet lua interfaces were merged into a new "cli" interface
  * lua: the recommended way to run custom interface scripts is now to pass
    -I luaintf --lua-intf myscript
@@ -136,7 +141,7 @@ Video Output:
  * Adaptation of the OpenGL layer for OpenGL ES 1.1
  * Various vmem improvements
  * OpenGL video output now accepts YUV as input and uses fragment programs for
-   chroma conversion
+   chroma conversion between YUV and RGB
  * New video output for Android platform, based on Surface
  * Support for 9/10bits output in the OpenGL output
  * Updated OpenGL video output for Mac, requires a Quartz Extreme capable 
@@ -179,7 +184,7 @@ Stream output:
- * RTP: support for Vorbis and Theora
+ * Support for Vorbis and Theora in RTP
  * Major rework of VoD support
  * New delay module, to introduce delays of one ES, when streaming:
diff --git a/configure.ac b/configure.ac
index d138504..3694788 100644
--- a/configure.ac
+++ b/configure.ac
@@ -2,9 +2,9 @@ dnl Autoconf settings for vlc
 AC_COPYRIGHT([Copyright 2002-2012 VLC authors and VideoLAN])
-AC_INIT(vlc, 1.2.0-rc1)
+AC_INIT(vlc, 2.0.0-rc1)

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