[Ffmpeg-cvslog] r7275 - trunk/libavcodec/dsputil.c

The Wanderer inverseparadox
Mon Dec 11 23:55:51 CET 2006

Robert Swain wrote:

> On 11/12/06, M?ns Rullg?rd <mru at inprovide.com> wrote:
>> The Wanderer said:

>>> "FFmpeg developers" instead of "the FFmpeg developers" - missing
>>> definite article.
>> IMHO it doesn't really matter in this context.  I can certainly add
>> a "the" if it makes people happier.

I suppose it *technically* could be correct, if you read it as a
rearranging of "developers of FFmpeg", but that's not the natural way to
read it IMO.

> What about "The compiler did not"? "Compiler" alone, in that
> sentence, doesn't look correct to me.

I didn't object to that sentence because it is the "formal error
message", and that kind of ungrammatical terseness has long been the
accepted form in such contexts.

       The Wanderer

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side of it.

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