[MPlayer-DOCS] CVS: main/DOCS/man/en mplayer.1,1.1123,1.1124

Diego Biurrun diego at biurrun.de
Tue Oct 11 04:54:41 CEST 2005

On Mon, Oct 10, 2005 at 10:15:07PM -0400, The Wanderer wrote:
> Paul TT wrote:
> >On Wed,  5 Oct 2005 00:57:09 +0200 (CEST)
> >syncmail at mplayerhq.hu (Diego Biurrun CVS) wrote:
> >>
> >>Modified Files:
> >>	mplayer.1 
> >>Log Message:
> >>Add missing keys to the keyboard section, fix typos in that section.
> >
> >>+Load subtitle.
> >> .IPs c\ \ \ \ 
> >>-Skin browser.
> >>+skin browser
> >
> >why "Load subtitle." and not "Skin browser." (whith dot and capital
> >letter, i mean)????
> Because "Load" is a verb, and thus "Load subtitle." is a full sentence -
> but "skin browser" is a noun phrase (my guess as to the corresponding
> full sentence would be "open the skin browser" or something like that).
> "Toggle playlist." I think actually makes more sense than "playlist", as
> an explanation of what is being done (although I don't actually know if
> I understand how a playlist can be toggled - ?), but presumably there
> was a reason for the change at the time.
> The rule used in MPlayer's documentation is that if a sentence has a
> verb, then it gets to begin with a capital letter and end with a period,
> but if it doesn't have a verb then it doesn't do either of those.

Thanks for saving me the explanation.  But yes, complete sentences are
better here.  Fixed.


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