[MPlayer-cvslog] r26897 - in trunk: AUTHORS DOCS/tech/MAINTAINERS DOCS/tech/encoding-guide.txt DOCS/tech/encoding-tips.txt configure etc/codecs.conf libmpcodecs/vd_xvid4.c libmpcodecs/ve_xvid4.c
Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de
Sat May 31 18:26:09 CEST 2008
On Sat, May 31, 2008 at 06:04:28PM +0200, Luca Barbato wrote:
> Ivan Kalvachev wrote:
> > I don't see any difference.
> To the letter of the policy sure, the whole spirit should be: not annoy
> people over stuff.
And the point of the rules (at least as I consider it) is to tell people
how to not annoy others, especially for those who are unable to figure
it out themselves (either because they are new to the project and do not
know their way around here or just because).
> > If you want consistency, then fix the spelling of the documentation.
> Apparently xvid people do not have ideas about which spelling is better,
> let's pick one, make it consistent and be happy.
For what it is worth, I think I remember this was already discussed at
length, and it was concluded that (unfortunately, since it does not
match the fourcc) the "right" spelling is probably supposed to be
"Xvid". The documentation was already updated, nobody bothered about the
code though (it does not really matter much how it is spelled in the
code IMO, but configure would be better off matching the
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