[MPlayer-DOCS] CVS: main/DOCS/xml/en mencoder.xml,1.94,1.95

Diego Biurrun diego at biurrun.de
Fri Oct 14 00:01:04 CEST 2005

On Thu, Oct 13, 2005 at 04:31:24PM -0400, The Wanderer wrote:
> Diego Biurrun wrote:
> >On Thu, Oct 13, 2005 at 01:42:42AM +0200, Guillaume Poirier CVS wrote:
> >>+  As you can see, <systemitem class="library">libavformat</systemitem>
> >>+  allows <application>MEncoder</application> to mux into a considerable
> >>+  variety of containers.
> >
> >s/to mux/muxing/
> I would have objected to the form you suggest if it had been present in
> the original patch, and the current form is one I might have accepted as
> an improved alternative. "muxing" is not the correct form to use in this
> context; it becomes part of the noun phrase "MEncoder muxing", which
> does not match cleanly with "allows" IMO.

You are right.  For some unfathomable reason I did not notice the
MEncoder in that sentence.  My suggestion is wrong.

> >>+  Please check to be sure that the audio/video synchronization is okay
> >
> >s/okay/OK/
> ...is this really the standard? If we were going to decide that only one
> of the forms is acceptable, I would have expected it to be the other,
> since it (currently, at any rate) seems less colloquial to me.

I don't much care, but OK looks prettier to my eyes.


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