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

Måns Rullgård mans
Mon Dec 17 20:40:07 CET 2007

Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> writes:

> On Mon, Dec 17, 2007 at 07:24:30AM -0500, The Wanderer wrote:
> [...]
>> >> So how much time are we talking about and what percentage of the
>> >> time you take to write Doxygen documentation would it take to
>> >> expand a condensed "dont" into "do not"?  We are talking about
>> >> typing two more characters.  This is not asking much.
>> > 
>> > first i dont like doing the work of a pre commit check script,
>> Does a pre-commit check script also check the commit message?
> its possible to check them as well

It's difficult to automatically check spelling of comments and commit
messages as they often contain variable/function names that are not

>> I have also observed this "I don't give a damn" attitude, and it is
>> frankly perhaps the least pleasant aspect of your personality I've
>> noticed over the years on these lists. It reminds me somewhat of Uoti's
>> attitude about adhering to the rules on declaration-before-statement
>> code, except that his offense is actually prohibited by the rules
>> whereas yours is just bad manners.
>> Is it really the case that someone who's as good at code, and as capable
>> of making himself understood in English, as you are is that incapable of
>> internalizing small but critical things like capitalization, basic
>> punctuation (I freely acknowledge that the advanced form, and the
>> sentence organization and flow which go along with it, is a much more
>> complicated matter), and a few fairly-specific spellings?
> iam sure you will agree that there are many good developers who even
> though they are capable to make themselfs understood in english, are
> extreemly bad at english.
> and i think you ll also agree that i dont capitalize and punctuate properly
> normally, thus iam not used to it (and i certainly do not know the rules
> how to do it properly either)

I have very little respect for people who take pride in their own

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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