[Ffmpeg-cvslog] r8412 - trunk/doc/ffmpeg-doc.texi

Måns Rullgård mans
Thu Mar 15 20:16:21 CET 2007

Jeff Clagg <snacky at ikaruga.co.uk> writes:

> On Thu, Mar 15, 2007 at 02:44:23PM +0100, Diego Biurrun wrote:
>> Thanks for attempting to sanely punctuate again :)
>> Now, can you try to climb to the next stage and revive the apostrophe
>> again?  I don't care how you write mails at all, but leaving out
>> apostrophes makes a text look unprofessional and careless.  I know that
>> "its" vs. "it's" is a common source of mistakes, but the others, like
>> "dont" vs. "don't" should be easy to avoid.
>> As an alternative, avoiding short forms altogether in (formal) written
>> texts is likely to be a good idea.  IMO it's slightly better style to
>> "don't" etc. to "do not".
> I get the idea that the apostrophe doesn't appear on most German 
> keyboards - in a pinch, they often use the ? (accent) character 
> instead.
> Anyway, it's no big deal since, as you point out, they can just avoid 
> contractions.

So how do Germans write C character constants?

M?ns Rullg?rd
mans at mansr.com

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