[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH 6/8] Make avcodec_pix_fmt_string() use the information in the pixel format descriptors for printing the number of planes. Also replace the term "nb_channels" with "nb_planes" which is more correct.

Stefano Sabatini stefano.sabatini-lala
Wed Nov 10 21:12:46 CET 2010

On date Wednesday 2010-11-10 00:17:45 +0100, Michael Niedermayer encoded:
> On Tue, Nov 09, 2010 at 11:59:13PM +0100, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> > I like to keep a strict relation between exposed and internal
> > terminology, both us and our users will be less confused.
> > 
> > Also "channel" for the old API has quite a weird definition, so to
> > make clear that we're using a different "definition", and that the new
> > values under that column will actually have different values (at lease
> > in some case), I think it is better to adopt the new term
> > "nb_components".
> if you prefer to name it component, then its ok with

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