[FFmpeg-devel] avutil/crc: avoid needless space wastage of hardcoded crc table

wm4 nfxjfg at googlemail.com
Thu Dec 3 11:14:48 CET 2015

On Thu, 3 Dec 2015 11:02:38 +0100
Nicolas George <george at nsup.org> wrote:

> Le tridi 13 frimaire, an CCXXIV, wm4 a écrit :
> > Except that nobody actually did that. It was a thing that was tried
> > once, went bust, but somehow it was kept.  
> Stop making statements about things you do not know. You were not behind all
> Debian and Gentoo users' back at the time, nor did you have an account on
> their computers. Therefore you do not know what they did or did not install
> in /usr/local.

Neither do you.

> What I do know is that at the time, I did so on the computers I
> co-administer, and advised quite a few people to do the same, personally or
> on discussion boards. I never had any complain, therefore I think it
> actually did work pretty well.

Too small sample size, and only at one point in time (at the very

I never even doubted that it worked at the beginning, but now it's an
anachronism that causes problems like the patch at hand tries to solve.
> Really, you should stop making that kind of derogatory, unsubstantiated and
> false statements.

So what do you consider calling someone else a "caricature"?

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