[MPlayer-dev-eng] -vf/-vop docs issue [Fwd: Re: [MPlayer-users] Conflict between -vf and -vop suboption parsing]

Diego Biurrun diego at biurrun.de
Fri May 9 01:40:36 CEST 2003

D Richard Felker III writes:
 > Something should be done to correct this:

If users complain the answer is most definitely yes.

 > The fact that "-vf" is backwards from "-vop" never would have occured
 > to me from looking at the man page. As the text for "-vf" is exactly
 > the same as the old text for "-vop", I just assumed it was a
 > one-for-one change. (I only figured it out recently, by trial and
 > error.) It would be much kinder if "-vf" were to say something like,
 > "Setup a chain of video filters, to be applied in order", and "-vop"
 > said something like "(Deprecated) Same as -vf, except filters are
 > listed backwards from the order they're applied."

I like that text, how about:

  Setup a chain of video filters.

  Setup a chain of video filters, to be applied in reverse order.


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