[FFmpeg-cvslog] r11225 - trunk/libavformat/avformat.h

Baptiste Coudurier baptiste.coudurier
Mon Dec 17 12:14:07 CET 2007

Hi Diego,

Diego Biurrun wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 17, 2007 at 02:38:19AM +0100, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>> On Sun, Dec 16, 2007 at 11:40:05PM +0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>>> Diego Biurrun <diego at biurrun.de> writes:
>>>> On Sun, Dec 16, 2007 at 10:52:23PM +0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
>>>>> Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> writes:
>>>>>> On Sun, Dec 16, 2007 at 06:22:09PM +0100, Diego Biurrun wrote:
>>>>>>> On Sat, Dec 15, 2007 at 05:54:59PM +0100, michael wrote:
>>>>>>>> Log:
>>>>>>>> document how to free the result of av_alloc_format_context()
>>>>>>>> --- trunk/libavformat/avformat.h	(original)
>>>>>>>> +++ trunk/libavformat/avformat.h	Sat Dec 15 17:54:58 2007
>>>>>>>> @@ -569,7 +569,11 @@ int av_open_input_file(AVFormatContext *
>>>>>>>> +/**
>>>>>>>> + * Allocate an AVFormatContext.
>>>>>>>> + * can be freed with av_free() but dont forget to free everything you
>>>>>>>> + * explicitly allocated as well!
>>>>>>> Could you please make an effort to avoid obvious misspellings ("dont")?
>>>>>>> It took some work to fix these things up in FFmpeg and it would be a
>>>>>>> pity to let it go to waste again.
>>>>>> feel free to improve the precommit check script
>>>>> I have to say, this attitude of yours is starting to get quite tiresome.
>>>> Very much so.  I don't understand why you are such a complete perfectionist
>>>> about what code is acceptable for FFmpeg and at the same time disregard
>>>> the quality of the (Doxygen) documentation.
>> because "dont" is as readable with as well as without some little speck
>> between n and t, buggy, slow, bloated, ... code though has a quite noticeable
>> effect, take a look at our bugtracker how many bugs are there about spelling
>> and grammer and how many are there about other things
> There have been numerous (as in infinite) complaints about lack of FFmpeg
> documentation, both developer docs and user docs.
> "Dont" may be as readable to you as "do not" and maybe it is to others
> that have gotten used to reading your prose, but it sure does not extend
> to the general case.  Especially not to people with poor English skill.
> Unfortunately most readers are not native speakers and have to struggle
> quite a bit to understand even good written English.

Nonetheless, I prefer using "don't" than "do not", and "it's" than "it
is", and I'd like to be able to write this way in commit logs if
possible. I think it is reasonable.

Is it ok ?


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