[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] mov: Remove ancient heuristic hack

James Almer jamrial at gmail.com
Thu Aug 25 19:53:00 EEST 2016

On 8/25/2016 1:46 PM, Derek Buitenhuis wrote:
> On 8/25/2016 5:34 PM, James Almer wrote:
>> On 8/25/2016 12:45 PM, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
>>> 2016-08-24 16:55 GMT+02:00 Derek Buitenhuis <derek.buitenhuis at gmail.com>:
>>>> This breaks files with legitimate single-entry edit lists,
>>>> and the hack, introduced in f03a081df09f9c4798a17d7e24446ed47924b11b,
>>> I believe "Hack" is not acceptable on this mailing list anymore, please
>>> remove it from the commit message.
>> Care to point where this was discussed or agreed by the bulk of developers?
>> I don't recall anything about it.
>> A quick search for "hack" shows a lot of recent results in both the ML and
>> the git repo, so I'm not sure why you assumed it's "not acceptable" anymore.
> What's a better word? "incorrect workaround"? Am I not allow to say
> some code is wrong? Because the code is defacto incorrect.

Hack is perfectly fine. But if you want to change it, saying it's a faulty,
wrong or incorrect workaround is also fine.

>>>> has no link to any known sample in its commit message
>>> I believe a sample is linked in the original commit message,
>>> please remove the sentence.
> It is not. A filename is not a link. There is no way to locate the
> sample solely from the commit message. The description is accurate.
> - Derek
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