[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] doc/eval: fix/review the section about SI prefixes and usage
stefasab at gmail.com
Thu Jan 24 12:31:18 CET 2013
On date Thursday 2013-01-24 00:04:20 +0100, Michael Niedermayer encoded:
> On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 07:19:05PM +0100, Stefano Sabatini wrote:
> > In particular, prefer "prefix" to "postfix" as in the tool manuals, and
> > specify power of 2 and 10 explicitly.
> > ---
> > doc/eval.texi | 46 +++++++++++++++++++++++-----------------------
> > 1 file changed, 23 insertions(+), 23 deletions(-)
> > diff --git a/doc/eval.texi b/doc/eval.texi
> > index ea7ea43..d96bcd0 100644
> > --- a/doc/eval.texi
> > +++ b/doc/eval.texi
> > @@ -217,54 +217,54 @@ and define recognized constants, so that they are available for your
> > expressions.
> > The evaluator also recognizes the International System number
> > -postfixes. If 'i' is appended after the postfix, powers of 2 are used
> > +prefixes. If 'i' is appended after the prefix, powers of 2 are used
> > instead of powers of 10. The 'B' postfix multiplies the value for 8,
> > and can be appended after another postfix or used alone. This allows
> > -using for example 'KB', 'MiB', 'G' and 'B' as postfix.
> > +using for example 'KB', 'MiB', 'G' and 'B' as number postfix.
> > -Follows the list of available International System postfixes, with
> > +The list of available International System prefixes follows, with
> > indication of the corresponding powers of 10 and of 2.
> > @table @option
> > @item y
> > --24 / -80
> > +10^-24 / 2^-80
> isnt there a proper way to do x²⁴ ?
Don't know, but I'd prefer to keep it plain ASCII due to the many
problems related to non-ASCII characters which still affect MAN and
> otherwise LGTM, iam no englishman though ...
Slightly edited and applied, thanks.
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