[MPlayer-DOCS] CVS: main/DOCS/man/en mplayer.1,1.1145,1.1146

The Wanderer inverseparadox at comcast.net
Wed Oct 26 20:56:48 CEST 2005

Loren Merritt wrote:

> On Wed, 26 Oct 2005, The Wanderer wrote:
>> Diego Biurrun CVS wrote:
>>> CVS change done by Diego Biurrun CVS
>>> Update of /cvsroot/mplayer/main/DOCS/man/en
>>> In directory mail:/var2/tmp/cvs-serv17184/DOCS/man/en
>>> Modified Files:
>>>     mplayer.1 Log Message:
>>> Clarify subtitle alignment behavior.
>>> -Align at top (original behavior).
>>> +Align subtitle top edge (original behavior).
>> I'm not sure this is any clearer, actually. While the old phrasing
>> would indeed have given me an inaccurate idea of what was meant,
>> the current phrasing gives me no usable information at all; it says
>> that pressing the key will align the subtitle top edge, but it does
>> not say *what* it will align that edge to.
>> I'm not entirely satiefied with it, but perhaps "Align subtitles to
>> the top edge of their position" or the like might be clear (if not
>> completely smooth English)?
> How about "Treats -subpos as the position of the top edge of the
> subtitle."

Except perhaps for the verb tense, I think that might work. If no one
has spoken up by the first time I get back to this this evening, I'll
commit it.

       The Wanderer

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