[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] man page grammar fixes

Bryce W. Harrington b.harrington at samsung.com
Tue Aug 13 04:28:51 CEST 2013

On Fri, Aug 09, 2013 at 07:03:04PM -0800, Lou Logan wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 9, 2013, at 06:19 PM, Bryce W. Harrington wrote:
> > The first sentence of each of these man pages are worded a bit
> > awkwardly.
> >  
> > -Demuxers are configured elements in FFmpeg which allow to read the
> > +Demuxers are configured elements in FFmpeg that can read the
> >  multimedia streams from a particular type of file.
> Are the "are configured elements in FFmpeg" phrases really necessary? It
> does not contribute much to the description other than needless
> verbosity in my opinion.

I wondered at that phrasing myself but wasn't sure.  I'll reroll the
patch with that bit dropped.


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