[MPlayer-users] Re: Quicktime: "No 'moov' atom could be found"

Ken kmartinek at ascentmedia.com
Fri Aug 29 17:58:57 CEST 2003

This suggestion sure gets my vote!! :)

zimon at iki.fi wrote:

> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> On Fri, Aug 29, 2003 at 06:14:53AM -0800, Sycotic Smith wrote:
>>That's the one I was looking for, for some reason thought it was -outfmt so I couldn't find it in the manpage, but it is still 'experimental' IIRC.  Any devs - maybe it should be changed to something different, since -of might get confused later with -ofps by newbs?
> I think it would be wise to change all long options to "long-named options"
> and the same time support more verbose option names. 
> See getopt(3), getopt_long(), getopt.h
> Then few very often used options could have their shortcuts with short
> options. -h, -x, -y, -a, -V, -q
> OLD    LONG          SHORT
> -vo => --video-out,   -v  (-v may not be good idea because de facto -v = --verbose)
> -vc => --video-codec, -V
> -ao => --audio-out,   -a
> -ac => --audio-codec, -A
> -pp => --post-filter, -p
> -ss => --seek,        -S
> -fs => --fullscreen,  -F
> -menu => --menu,      -m
> -loop => --loop,     -l
> -framedrop => --framedrop, -f
> -nojoystick => --nojoystick
> --alang, --slang, --nosound, --fs, --sub, --playlist, 
> --vid, --aid, --fps, --srate, --framedrop, --quiet and so on.
> There is MANY times I've scratched my head why --really-quiet does not work.
> Usually in all (modern) UNIX programs long options are long options and short
> ones are single letters.
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