[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Windows documentation

Diego Biurrun diego
Wed Oct 24 01:21:15 CEST 2007

On Tue, Oct 23, 2007 at 06:15:33PM -0300, Ramiro Polla wrote:
> Diego Biurrun wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 23, 2007 at 01:21:10AM -0300, Ramiro Polla wrote:
>>> The Windows Documentation is awfully outdated. Even though I host the 
>>> Win32 wiki, I think the FFmpeg docs should have simpler and 
>>> not-so-detailed instructions for the same purpose.
>>> Attached patch pretty much sums up the wiki without all the dumb details 
>>> that normal Windows users are likely to not know about.
>> Looks excellent, please commit, some comments below.
> All issues addressed, except the 80 characters thing. Does "below 80 
> characters" imply that it must be at max 79 characters, so that I have to 
> enter a new line when my cursor is positioned at column 80, or is it column 
> 81? I've always thought the 80 characters thing was so that it took the 
> entire console screen width, i.e. with cat. If I cat these files, no line 
> gets broken.

If in doubt, use less than 79 characters, then there will be no need to
break a line if a new word gets added somewhere.


More information about the ffmpeg-devel mailing list