[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] doc: make developer.texi point to correct fate doc

Alexander Strasser eclipse7 at gmx.net
Tue Dec 20 01:16:34 CET 2011


Alexander Strasser wrote:
> Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 02:50:25PM -0500, Derek Buitenhuis wrote:
> > > On 12/12/2011 2:36 PM, Michael Niedermayer wrote:
> > > >did you check that no information has been lost from the .txt ?
> > >
> > > There's a single note, and a suggestion about what to set
> > > 'slot' to that seem to be missing, but besides that, I don't
> > > think so.
> > 
> > then its probably ok if these are added but ill wait for the fate.txt
> > author to comment first
>   I like to have an HTML version of the FATE documentation. But I
> would prefer to have the current fate.txt "ported" to texi, as the
> source.
>   The HTML version could be produced from that and a plain text
> file without markup could probably generated too.
>   There are two problems which I spotted so far:
>   - How to handle the configuration file example?
>   - How to produce a plain text file from the texi source?
>   I think we can find satisfying answers for both of these. After
> a quick search I could find promising hints to solve both of the
> above. I will give it a try this weekend. It isn't that urgent IMHO,
> but I am sorry to keep you waiting.
>   If that is in place I am fine with linking to fate.html from other
> places.
>   If you find anything better content-wise, in the current fate.texi
> file, then please tell me.
>   In my opinion it is nice to have a text version and a configuration
> file template around. E.g. it comes in handy if you are setting up FATE
> on a remote box for the first time and you are only having text terminal
> access.

  As promised I opened a new thread with a patch series to work out the
points mentioned above. After that one is through I am fine with linking
to whatever HTML documentation we have worked out.


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