[vlc-devel] In deinterlacing this week: odds and ends

Juha Jeronen juha.jeronen at jyu.fi
Fri Apr 8 14:02:17 CEST 2011


On 04/08/2011 10:39 AM, Kaarlo Räihä wrote:
>     1) "Mean" and "Blend" are confusing labels. I had to read the source
>     code of both to find the difference. :)
>     Should we consider these user labels stuck for historical reasons, or
>     could they be renamed in 1.2 to "Blend (half res.)" and "Blend (full
>     res.)" or something similar? What do you guys think?
> Terms "Mean" and "Blend" are used in many video processing programs (I
> don't say they are correct ones, just that they are used a lot). It
> might causes some confusion in certain usergroups if "Mean" is renamed
> (would we keep same shortname for it after rename?).

Ok. Thanks for the info.

Since it's standard terminology, I guess we're stuck with it, then :)

I suppose the best thing to do is to just cover them in the user
documentation, and hope that any confused users read it :)


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