[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Redefine sameq
michaelni at gmx.at
Wed Mar 30 23:51:10 CEST 2011
On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 01:47:23PM -0800, Lou Logan wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Mar 2011 23:20:27 +0200
> Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at> wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 12:13:44PM -0800, Lou Logan wrote:
> > > I think the documentation of sameq is causing confusion and misuse
> > > of this option.
> > > doc/ffmpeg.texi | 2 +-
> > > ffmpeg.c | 2 +-
> > > 2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> > > 6ba3c61a7921e9e60dfbb9b53dda42ba6780ffd7 sameq_redefine.patch
> > hmm, maybe its better, so ok its still far from correct but explaining
> > this strictly correctly would probably confuse users even more
> As I see it, "use same video quality as source (implies VBR)", makes
> users think that this option will provide an output with no or little
> quality loss, and as a result, this option has become a popular
> suggestion on support forums, etc.
> How can we re-word it so it is more correct but also not confuse users
> into thinking that it is a magical Option of Quality?
i have no better suggestion than your quantizer one.
iam in favor of this change being made, its just not really telling
the whole story of what the option does
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