[FFmpeg-devel] ffmpeg.org clean up

Vitor Sessak vitor1001
Mon Feb 16 20:16:27 CET 2009

Mike Melanson wrote:
> Michael Niedermayer wrote:
>> 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 ...
> Let me know of a plausible, cross-browser method to display 
> informational graphs (like performance vs. revision) in FATE using your 
> set of constraints. I'm still trying to solve that problem after a year.

Any reason not to use gnuplot an/or its python interface ( 
http://gnuplot-py.sourceforge.net/ ) ? It supports SVG, PNG and GIF... 
Or are you looking for a way to do the plotting in the browser side?


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