[Ffmpeg-cvslog] r8412 - trunk/doc/ffmpeg-doc.texi

Jeff Clagg snacky
Thu Mar 15 19:46:43 CET 2007

On Thu, Mar 15, 2007 at 02:44:23PM +0100, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> Thanks for attempting to sanely punctuate again :)
> Now, can you try to climb to the next stage and revive the apostrophe
> again?  I don't care how you write mails at all, but leaving out
> apostrophes makes a text look unprofessional and careless.  I know that
> "its" vs. "it's" is a common source of mistakes, but the others, like
> "dont" vs. "don't" should be easy to avoid.
> As an alternative, avoiding short forms altogether in (formal) written
> texts is likely to be a good idea.  IMO it's slightly better style to
> "don't" etc. to "do not".

I get the idea that the apostrophe doesn't appear on most German 
keyboards - in a pinch, they often use the ? (accent) character 

Anyway, it's no big deal since, as you point out, they can just avoid 

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