[Ffmpeg-devel] FFmpeg naming and logo
Sun Feb 19 03:37:27 CET 2006
On Sat, Feb 18, 2006 at 07:38:28PM +0100, Fabrice Bellard wrote:
> Christian Iversen wrote:
> >On Saturday 18 February 2006 16:10, Benjamin Zores wrote:
> >>On Wed, 15 Feb 2006 13:55:50 +0100
> >>Alex Beregszaszi <alex at fsn.hu> wrote:
> >>>what about creating a new logo instead the old one? Also anyone thought
> >>>about making the FFmpeg name an acronym? It could stand for "Fast and
> >>>Free MultiPurpose Encoding/Decoding Gadget" or anything else :)
> >>What about "Fast and Furious Multimedia Processing EnGine" then ?
> >>(i agree it seems to be a Vin Diesel sponsored soft :)
> >>of your Fast & Free ? or Fast Fourier ?
> >Fast & Fourious? ;-)
> Just for the record, the original meaning of "FF" in FFmpeg is "Fast
Are you sure it wasn't originally "Fabrice's Fast MPEG" ? :)
Anyway I agree that "Fast Forward" is the most natural thing to
associate with "FF" in multimedia, and would like to see the (simple,
not full page banner) logo end up being something that makes use of
the familiar ">>" symbol for fast-forward.
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