[FFmpeg-user] Glossary: d-NTSC & d-PAL

Jim DeLaHunt list+ffmpeg-user at jdlh.com
Fri Oct 2 05:42:55 EEST 2020

On 2020-10-01 15:37, Mark Filipak (ffmpeg) wrote:

> On 2020-10-01 15:30, Jim DeLaHunt wrote:
>> It is an improvement that you are now stating the context, "MPEG-PS 
>> binary metadata values". You omitted that context before. But you 
>> continue to put #2 in the glossary entry, and I continue to be of the 
>> opinion that the glossary is the wrong place for the content.   The 
>> details of the table formatting of #2 is a side issue in this 
>> discussion.
> What is #2?

"#1" and "#2" is your notation, in a message I quoted in my reply. You 
elided that quote in your reply. Here it is:

On 2020-10-01 14:13, Mark Filipak (ffmpeg) wrote:

> On 10/01/2020 03:21 PM, Jim DeLaHunt wrote:
> -snip-
>> OK, then I think what you have — what you put in your text attachment 
>> "d-NTSC & d-PAL .txt" in your previous message — is two single-line 
>> glossary entries, conjoined with entries from a table mapping H.262 
>> Metadata Values to video types d-NTSC and d-PAL.
> Well, that deserves an answer. There are two parts to each glossary 
> entry: 1, A simple statement of what a thing is, and 2, a 
> "distinguished by" identification so that readers can identify the thing. 


"#1" is "A simple statement of what a thing is", and
"#2" is "a 'distinguished by' identification so that readers can 
identify the thing".

       —Jim DeLaHunt

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