[MPlayer-users] Making movie to jpeg
Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Sun Sep 15 23:10:21 CEST 2013
On Sun, Sep 15, 2013 at 05:01:42PM +0200, Alexander Strasser wrote:
> On 2013-09-15 12:43 +0200, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> > On Sat, Sep 14, 2013 at 04:44:10PM +0200, Alexander Strasser wrote:
> > > > > jpeg: . - Output directory already exists and is writable.
> > >
> > > Besides what everybody else already mentioned:
> > >
> > > The above MPlayer message is *not* an error message, if that was
> > > the misunderdanding.
> > >
> > > > Besides issues with that specific MPlayer build, this looks like everything is working?
> > > > What is the problem?
> > > > I guess there might be quite some software that will have trouble opening RGB jpegs (no idea why that happens) but you should still get jpegs out.
> > >
> > > Reimar, do you think we should lower that message's logging lebel to
> > > verbose?
> > I think it is a good idea to tell users where the files end up.
> I do not disagree.
> > But maybe it should be reworded, e.g. to:
> > Writing output images to directory "."
> > The "already exists and is writable" thing is rather confusing and
> > worthless information.
> To do it properly would be more involved. This is semistructured
> output of a group of messages and all are translated. So just
> changing the structure and content of only onw message would be
Since a user usually will only see one message, the success one I don't see the
issue really with that one being different.
> Possible solutions:
> a) Don't care. Change the one message anyway.
> b) Drop the message entirely. Output would read:
> jpeg: .
> instead of
> jpeg: . - Output directory already exists and is writable.
I would say: remove that message or move to verbose (both png jpeg etc.)
Add a new message saying "writing output files into directory ..."
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