[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Add to AVCodec a long_name field

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Tue Apr 8 18:48:59 CEST 2008

On Tue, Apr 08, 2008 at 10:15:31AM -0400, Ronald S. Bultje wrote:
> Hi,
> On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 10:02 AM, Stefano Sabatini <
> stefano.sabatini-lala at poste.it> wrote:
> > Long names could be setted like this:
> [..]
> >    .long_name= "Flash Video"
> I'm going to scream at some point, but ehm, how about re-starting the
> translocations-discussion? Right now, many lav*-using clients have private,

Iam sorry but the codec names are not translateable. Its Flash video in german
as well, not Blitzfilm. ...
If a user app wishes to translate them its on its own, no matter if we have a
I18N system or not. This reminds me of \Programme\ vs \Program files\ vs. god
knows what ...


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