[Ffmpeg-devel] [Ss][Nn][Oo][Ww] spelling^wbranding
Thu May 12 18:59:19 CEST 2005
> On Thursday 12 May 2005 14:13, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > On Mon, May 09, 2005 at 07:55:06PM +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > > (not so) silly question:
> > >
> > > What's the official name for Michael's experimental wavelet-based
> > > codec?
> > >
> > > 1) SNOW
> > > 2) Snow
> > > 3) snow
> > >
> > > Names make for some brand-name recognition, so I think settling
> > > on one
> > > official version would be good. I'm currently writing a book
> > > article on
> > > MPlayer and wish to take advantage of the situation for some
> > > underhand
> > > propaganda (NUT also).
> > Sorry for bothering, but is there an official spelling or not? Or
> > is it
> > just "I don't care, follow your own preference.", which is also
> > fine.
> if i have to choose one, i choose "Snow"
Well, if it's an acronym, the convention is to use uppercase, as in
SNOW is a New Optimized Wavelet codec (that's a recursive acronym) =)
Else I guess it's a name which usually starts with a cap.
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