[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] doc: fix syntax for durations and timestamps.

Nicolas George nicolas.george at normalesup.org
Mon Apr 23 14:58:49 CEST 2012

Omitting the seconds has not worked for a long time, if ever.
Omitting the minutes too is just nonsensical for a duration
(it is indistinguishable from just seconds).

Signed-off-by: Nicolas George <nicolas.george at normalesup.org>
 doc/ffmpeg.texi  |    2 +-
 doc/filters.texi |    2 +-
 2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/ffmpeg.texi b/doc/ffmpeg.texi
index e14885c..75d5c19 100644
--- a/doc/ffmpeg.texi
+++ b/doc/ffmpeg.texi
@@ -164,7 +164,7 @@ streams are delayed by @var{offset} seconds.
 Set the recording timestamp in the container.
 The syntax for @var{time} is:
-now|([(YYYY-MM-DD|YYYYMMDD)[T|t| ]]((HH[:MM[:SS[.m...]]])|(HH[MM[SS[.m...]]]))[Z|z])
+now|([(YYYY-MM-DD|YYYYMMDD)[T|t| ]]((HH:MM:SS[.m...])|(HHMMSS[.m...]))[Z|z])
 @end example
 If the value is "now" it takes the current time.
 Time is local time unless 'Z' or 'z' is appended, in which case it is
diff --git a/doc/filters.texi b/doc/filters.texi
index 5629977..f574039 100644
--- a/doc/filters.texi
+++ b/doc/filters.texi
@@ -3254,7 +3254,7 @@ number or a valid video frame rate abbreviation. The default value is
 @item duration, d
 Set the video duration of the sourced video. The accepted syntax is:
 @end example
 See also the function @code{av_parse_time()}.

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