[FFmpeg-user] bwdif filter question

Greg Oliver oliver.greg at gmail.com
Wed Sep 23 19:19:44 EEST 2020

On Tue, Sep 22, 2020 at 1:14 PM Mark Filipak (ffmpeg) <markfilipak at bog.us>

> I could use some help in my efforts. Due to my ignorance, it's taking me
> weeks to figure out things
> that should be resolved in minutes. In 5 days, I'll be 74 years old. With
> corona virus and age, I
> don't know how much longer I'll be around, but I'm sure I can help the
> ffmpeg project if the
> principals in the project will just stop sniping at me and share knowledge.
> Thank you for your oh-so valuable contributions. I will study AVFrame to
> see how I can use it to
> better communicate.

I must say that I am by no means an ffmpeg expert (or even an advanced
user).  I am on more mailing lists than your average person though. The
fact that "troll" keeps coming up in response to Mark's posts is quite
annoying.  He has repeatedly posted to either understand or define better
the internals of ffmpeg itself.  His posts are always well defined and
pointed - if that is hard for you who want to define it as trolling to
understand, then you should kick rocks.  I personally learn more about
ffmpeg from his posts (and therefore the responses from understandable
others) than I would otherwise from reading outdated wiki and docs.

If you feel threatened by people who desire knowledge or otherwise demand
(subtlety) proper definitions of technology - maybe you should troll
elsewhere.  I have never experienced a post on this list that maintains

Please quit making me read the BS that accompanies most of the intelligent
questions or contradiction responses - I find it very  educational in the

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