[MPlayer-dev-eng] octal and hex surprise and perplex
diego at biurrun.de
Fri Jun 9 11:10:52 CEST 2006
On Fri, Jun 09, 2006 at 03:44:13AM -0400, Alan Curry wrote:
> Rather than remove the highly useful ability to specify DVD tracks by octal
> number (which would inevitably lead to a huge debate over which _other_
> integers should be decimal-only on the command line and/or in a config file)
> I suggest only the addition of a possibly helpful message which would appear
> in the middle of the insanity, like this:
> Playing dvd://08.
> The hostname option must be an integer: 08
> Don't start a number with zero unless you intend it to be octal
> Struct dvd, field hostname parsing error: 08
Don't hesitate to commit.
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