[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Changelog/ReleaseNotes: prepare for 2.4
andreas.cadhalpun at googlemail.com
Sun Sep 14 09:29:26 CEST 2014
On 14.09.2014 08:33, Clément Bœsch wrote:
> From: Clément Bœsch <clement at stupeflix.com>
> Changelog | 2 +-
> RELEASE_NOTES | 19 ++++++++++++++-----
> 2 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/Changelog b/Changelog
> index c5185f7..480a298 100644
> --- a/Changelog
> +++ b/Changelog
> @@ -5,7 +5,7 @@ version <next>:
> - Icecast protocol
> - ported lenscorrection filter from frei0r filter
> - large optimizations in dctdnoiz to make it usable
> -- request Icecast metadata by default
> +- ICY metadata are now requested by default with the HTTP protocol
> - support for using metadata in stream specifiers in fftools
> - LZMA compression support in TIFF decoder
> - support for H.261 RTP payload format (RFC 4587)
> diff --git a/RELEASE_NOTES b/RELEASE_NOTES
> index a8b19c5..b3b7f7b 100644
> --- a/RELEASE_NOTES
> +++ b/RELEASE_NOTES
> @@ -2,13 +2,18 @@
> │ RELEASE NOTES for FFmpeg 2.4 "Fresnel" │
> - The FFmpeg Project proudly presents FFmpeg 2.4 "Fresnel", ...
> - FFmpeg 2.4 is mostly API-, but not ABI-compatible with the previous major release.
> - This means that the code using our libraries needs to be rebuilt, but only minimal
> - source changes should be required, as described in the section 'API Information'.
> + The FFmpeg Project proudly presents FFmpeg 2.4 "Fresnel", just 2 months
> + after the release of 2.3. Since this wasn't a long time ago, the Changelog
> + is a bit small this time.
I think 'a bit short' would sound better.
> + The most important thing in this release is the major bump of the libraries.
Maybe expand that to 'major version bump'.
> + This means that this release is not ABI-compatible nor exactly API-
'neither ABI-compatible nor'
And I would replace 'exactly' with 'fully', because it is otherwise not
exactly unambiguous. ;)
> + compatible. But on the other hand it is aligned with the Libav 11 release
> + series, and will as a result probably end up being maintained for a long
> + time.
> - │ * API Information │
> + │ API Information │
> FFmpeg 2.4 includes the following library versions:
> @@ -28,6 +33,7 @@
> cause crashes, if it is not initialized.
> • Some deprecated functions were removed.
> • The avfilter_graph_parse function was made compatible with Libav.
> + • The matroska demuxer now outputs verbatim ASS packets
There should be a dot at the end.
> Please refer to the doc/APIChanges file for more information.
You didn't change this line, but there is a typo, as the file is called
APIchanges with lower-case 'c'.
> @@ -41,6 +47,8 @@
> • Icecast protocol
> • API for live metadata updates through event flags.
This dot is inconsistent with the other points in this list.
> + • UTF-16 support in text subtitles formats
> + • the ASS muxer now honor re-order the Dialogue events properly
> │ libavfilter │
> @@ -66,3 +74,4 @@
> • libmodplug is now detected through pkg-config
> • HTML documentation generation through texi2html is deprecated in
> favor of makeinfo/texi2any
> + • ICY metadata are now requested by default with the HTTP protocol
Otherwise looks good.
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