Generate CLI options from GUI options?

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vid.user
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Re: Generate CLI options from GUI options?

Post by vid.user » Sun Mar 30, 2014 3:42 am

s55 wrote:The CLI is not going away. It will always be available.
Cool, nice to hear that.

X264

Re: Generate CLI options from GUI options?

Post by X264 » Sun Mar 30, 2014 4:13 am

mduell wrote:The Linux GUI has the encoding parts integrated, so it doesn't have to generate the CLI string.
Why not make it "all-in-one"? If the user wants to interact via command line interface he would just need to type "ghb -cli + <options>" (example)... Otherwise the G.U.I. interface is loaded with all of its controls...

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Re: Generate CLI options from GUI options?

Post by mduell » Sun Mar 30, 2014 3:04 pm

X264 wrote:
mduell wrote:The Linux GUI has the encoding parts integrated, so it doesn't have to generate the CLI string.
Why not make it "all-in-one"? If the user wants to interact via command line interface he would just need to type "ghb -cli + <options>" (example)... Otherwise the G.U.I. interface is loaded with all of its controls...
The CLI is a common codebase across the 3 platforms. No good reason to replicate that already solved problem in 3 different GUIs.

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