[Ffmpeg-devel] [Ss][Nn][Oo][Ww] spelling^wbranding
Thu May 12 21:26:44 CEST 2005
> On Thu, May 12, 2005 at 07:57:17PM +0200, Erik Slagter wrote:
> > On Thu, 2005-05-12 at 09:00 -0600, Mike Melanson wrote:
> > > > 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.
> > >
> > > Conventionally, FOURCCs from AVI files are uppercase. I would
> > > vote for
> > > SNOW (and that is the current FOURCC).
> > Aarrrgggg, capitals are ugly! Also they tend to be favoured by ugly
> > operating systems and applications (= because they are archaic).
> Anyone know the reason why legacy systems used all caps? It's really
Because primitive terminals only had caps.
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