[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] doc/filters: update documentation

Tim Nicholson nichot20 at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 13 09:36:02 CEST 2012

On 12/07/12 00:10, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> On date Wednesday 2012-07-11 17:21:11 +0100, Tim Nicholson encoded:
>> On 11/07/12 16:48, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> [...]
>>>  Some filters take in input a list of parameters: they are specified
>>> -after the filter name and an equal sign, and are separated each other
>>> -by a semicolon.
>>> +after the filter name and an equal sign.
>> what is the reasoning behind simply removing the "and are separated each
>> other by a semicolon." section rather than correcting the 2 typos?
> The documentation assumes that all filters support that syntax, which
> was true only in a very early version of libavfilter (for example now
> most filters support named options).

Fair enough, although given the nature of the filtergraph syntax, and
the use of punctuation characters with specific separator meaning I
wasn't aware of any that don't use the colon separator between either
numeric parameters or named options, in which case is it not worth

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