[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] doc/codecs: Mention relation of the experimental setting and codecs

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Thu Jun 6 11:41:32 CEST 2013

Signed-off-by: Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at>
 doc/codecs.texi |    5 ++++-
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/doc/codecs.texi b/doc/codecs.texi
index 2adadc0..e11773c 100644
--- a/doc/codecs.texi
+++ b/doc/codecs.texi
@@ -259,7 +259,10 @@ strictly conform to all the things in the spec no matter what consequences
 @item unofficial
 allow unofficial extensions
 @item experimental
-allow non standardized experimental things
+allow non standardized experimental things, experimental
+(unfinished/work in progress/not well tested) decoders and encoders.
+Note, experimental decoders can pose a security risk, do not use this for
+decoding untrusted input.
 @end table
 @item b_qoffset @var{float} (@emph{encoding,video})

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