[FFmpeg-devel] [misc-parse-date PATCH 4/5] Deprecate parse_date() in favor of av_parse_time().
Wed Jun 23 01:01:34 CEST 2010
On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 11:48:54PM +0100, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> 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.
soo true, budget and special effects go up everything else goes down
> > anyway, what about fixing the origin to predate the big bang, that should
> > avoid the need for negative times
> Integer overflow.
so lets start at year 0
or am i opening a box of nasty things here with calenders?
how many seconds where there between year 0 and 1970 ...
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