[MPlayer-DOCS] CVS: main/DOCS/man/en mplayer.1,1.604,1.605

Diego Biurrun diego at biurrun.de
Wed Jun 23 00:05:43 CEST 2004

Thanks, most suggestions committed, a few comments below.

The Wanderer writes:
> Diego Biurrun CVS wrote:
> > @@ -188,14 +187,12 @@
> >  .
> >  MPlayer has a fully configurable, command driven, control layer
> "command-driven", I think - and the following comma is inappropriate 
> regardless.

Please remind me (for the n-th time ;-) what the rule for using
hyphens is, I continuously botch these..

> > -With this option the status line (i.e. A:   0.7 V:   0.6 A-V:  0.068 ...)
> > -will not be displayed.
> > +Make MPlayer output less verbose, in particular the status line
> > +(i.e. A:   0.7 V:   0.6 A-V:  0.068 ...) will not be displayed.
> Suggest "MPlayer's output";

I settled for "console output" ;-)

> >  Particularly useful on slow terminals or broken ones that do not properly
> >  handle carriage return (i.e. \\r).
> "that" > "which"; this is a nitpick, but is technically correct.

What's the difference?  I faintly remember both being equivalent from
my English classes.

> > -Play files according to a playlist (1 file per row or Winamp or ASX format).
> > +Play files according to a playlist file (1 file per line, Winamp or ASX format).
> These do not seem equivalent to me. I think that it was specifying that 
> you can use any of these three formats; at any rate, unless I'm much 
> mistaken, ASX is not "one file per line" except in the sense that you 
> aren't going to have *more* than one per line. I don't know the Winamp 
> playlist format, but I somehow doubt it's simply an unformatted list 
> with one file(name) per line.

Hmm, apparently this is confusing, so it should be reworded.  MPlayer
supports many different types of playlists, Winamp, ASX, SMIL (that
one is still missing) and simple one file per line, if I am not
missing anything.

> > +The aim is being able to use MPlayer as a backend for other programs.
> Suggest "being able" > "be able".

So you mean "The aim is to be able to use MPlayer as a backend for
other programs." ?

Oh, and while we are at it.. real time, real-time or realtime?


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