[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] change AC3 to AC-3
Wed Aug 6 09:37:39 CEST 2008
On Tue, Aug 05, 2008 at 08:08:27PM -0400, Justin Ruggles wrote:
> The Wanderer wrote:
> > Justin Ruggles wrote:
> >> The Wanderer wrote:
> >>> Justin Ruggles wrote:
> >>>> I'm not saying that this is what I always follow... but if I had
> >>>> to choose a set of rules...
> >>>> I think that a period should be used for either indicating the
> >>>> end of a complete sentence or separating a Doxygen brief
> >>>> description from a detailed description. For capitalization, I
> >>>> think that the only considerations should be normal English
> >>>> grammer: start of a sentence, proper names, acronyms, etc...
> >>> If I'm not mistaken, that's roughly the same as the current rule.
> >>> The only question I see is, how do you define what counts as a
> >>> "sentence"?
> >>> Diego has, I believe, been using the definition that a sentence
> >>> must have both a verb and an object, and anything which has both is
> >>> one. This seems reasonable to me; it sometimes produces results
> >>> which I do not find intuitive, but it has not to date produced
> >>> results which I found seriously objectionable. Do you disagree with
> >>> that definition? If so, what would you propose as an alternative?
> >> Yes, that is exactly where I object. I think that a sentence
> >> fragment should not be treated as a complete sentence. To me it
> >> seems more than just counter-intuitive.
> > So, you think that some things which have both verb and object do not
> > constitute complete sentences?
> I think the main point here is the difference between a complete
> sentence and a dependent clause. The latter may have a verb and an
> object, but cannot stand alone as a complete sentence.
Still a verb is a necessary requirement for a sentence to be complete.
The purpose of my rule is to be easily applicable by non-native speakers
without much knowledge or interest in grammar while still producing
correct results in >95% of the cases.
Also, why would you want to capitalize a phrase like "the simplest AC-3
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