[FFmpeg-devel] [misc-parse-date PATCH 4/5] Deprecate parse_date() in favor of av_parse_time().
Wed Jun 23 00:48:54 CEST 2010
Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> writes:
> On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 12:24:00AM +0200, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
>> On date Tuesday 2010-06-22 20:28:56 +0200, Michael Niedermayer encoded:
>> > On Sun, Jun 20, 2010 at 06:51:08PM +0200, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
>> > > The new function is av_ prefixed and has a slightly more
>> > > convenient/expressive interface.
>> > why is the timevalue (positive) or error (negative) nit returned normally?
>> AVERROR_INVALIDDATA: Cannot parse expression.
>> > or other question, in which case do we need to return negative
>> > times/durations?
>> Negative durations don't make sense, but we can have perfectly valid
>> negative times, for dates which pre-date the UNIX epoch.
> let me guess, movie of the dinosours?
Many of the best films were made before 1970.
> anyway, what about fixing the origin to predate the big bang, that should
> avoid the need for negative times
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