[FFmpeg-devel] ffmpeg.org clean up

Michael Niedermayer michaelni
Sun Feb 15 16:17:19 CET 2009

On Sun, Feb 15, 2009 at 02:24:21PM +0000, Robert Swain wrote:
> 2009/2/15 Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at>:
> > On Sat, Feb 14, 2009 at 07:20:35PM -0800, Mike Melanson wrote:
> >> Robert Swain wrote:
> >> > Hello everyone,
> >> >
> >> > I realise we're in the thick of a duel, but I spent my day working on
> >> > ffmpeg.org. I'm fed up of it being disorganised and ugly and have been
> >> > for a long time. My web development skills aren't the best and I
> >> > haven't touched any for a couple of years or so.
> >> >
> >> > Anyway, I reorganised the pages a little into sections and
> >> > subsections, made all pages XHTML 1.0 Strict compliant and
> >> > consequently added a little CSS for centering. Would this update be
> >> > welcome?
> >>
> >> Thanks for working on this. I'm the last person who volunteered to
> >> overhaul the website. I don't envy your task when the project leader
> >> hasn't moved forward from 1997 in terms of web browser technology. :)
> >
> > its not my fault that browser tech moved backward since then
> >
> > once upon a time the web was about information, text, and pictures, diagrams
> > and videos related to the text. Now its java, javascript, flash, god knows
> > what _unrelated_ to the subject at hand, only effect it has is distract from
> > the content which is what the reader cares about, eating more resources
> > net bandwidth, cpu and memory and of course all the secholes in the bloated
> > trash needed to view the latest brainfarts of the industry ...
> >
> > ffmpeg.org is nice, CSS if used correct is fine as well
> > a good test to see if a web page is well written is to use a browser just
> > supporting plain html, no java* no flash no CSS and running on a text only
> > terminal if the webpage is not useable the author is not competent at writing
> > html
> Did you check the link I pasted to the reworked version? It won't
> really look too much different to you.

i did and i saw no obvious problems


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On any real computer, always possible as a real computer has a finite number
of states N, and will either halt in less than N cycles or never halt.
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