[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Add an "How does it work" section in ffserver-doc.texi

The Wanderer inverseparadox
Wed Jun 18 22:08:26 CEST 2008

Stefano Sabatini wrote:

> On date Wednesday 2008-06-18 06:25:59 -0400, The Wanderer encoded:
>> Diego Biurrun wrote:

>>> Just split the sentence at the semicolon.
>> This would also require rephrasing, since beginning a sentence with
>> "Or" that way is not strictly appropriate. When I need to make a
>> similar correction and don't have the time for a more involved fix,
>> I usually just replace the "Or" with "Alternately,".
> New patch attached, comments addressed and more rewording
> performed...

> +An ffserver instance will listen on some port as specified in the
> +configuration file. You can launch one or more instances of ffmpeg and
> +send one or more FFM streams to the port where ffserver is expecting
> +to receive them. Alternately you can make ffserver launch
> +automatically such instances of ffmpeg at startup.

Not to nitpick, but this does not quite match my suggestion; it omits
the comma after "Alternately", which I feel is necessary for that

Other than that, looks good enough to me.

       The Wanderer

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