[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Windows documentation

Ramiro Polla ramiro
Wed Oct 24 06:35:56 CEST 2007

Diego Biurrun wrote:
> 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 The Windows Documentation is awfully outdated.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.

Applied breaking lines at something less that 79 characters.

Ramiro Polla

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