[MPlayer-dev-eng] What is odml good for??

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Sun Jan 23 18:04:08 CET 2005

On Sun, Jan 23, 2005 at 10:19:43AM +0100, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> Hi,
> On Sun, Jan 23, 2005 at 03:26:16AM -0500, The Wanderer wrote:
> > The Wanderer wrote:
> > >Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> > I'd like to be able to keep the volume bar's initial position at about
> > the same place it was with the audio filter - but it is much more
> > important to be able to raise the volume by a sufficient amount. The
> > trade-off in irritation (viz. the annoyingly low initial volume-bar
> > position) and convenience (at least half again as many keypresses to get
> > to maximum volume) seems minor, but - in part, perhaps, because of the
> > degree to which I have been invested in this argument - is, as I said,
> > aggravating enough that I'd seriously question whether or not the result
> > is actually worth it.
> I know it is suboptimal and there is room for improvement - but -
> you can still set the initial volume level by including af_volume
> explicity (e.g. -af volume=20). Unfortunately the numbers don't fit
> together, maybe it would be a good idea to allow to choose a logarithmic
> scale for the volume control (but configurable, as I really like it the
> way it is now).

I am VERY VERY IDEG about the current broken system! All volumes in
MPlayer (and any media app) should work on a decibel scale!! Please do
add this and make it the default...


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