[FFmpeg-user] Troublemaker in bugtracker

Mark Filipak (ffmpeg) markfilipak at bog.us
Tue Jan 26 04:14:48 EET 2021

On 01/25/2021 07:30 PM, Paul B Mahol wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 26, 2021 at 1:18 AM Phil Rhodes via ffmpeg-user <
> ffmpeg-user at ffmpeg.org> wrote:
>>   On Monday, 25 January 2021, 22:34:35 GMT, Mark Filipak (ffmpeg) <
>> markfilipak at bog.us> wrote:
>>> Your comments, Leo, are quite correct. However, there is no F*ing
>> Manual. There is only man-style
>>> documentation that supplies usage reminders to those who are already
>> familiar with ffmpeg and its > usage, but that doesn't help newcomers. I
>> wish the reality was different, and I've volunteered to > help with
>> documentation, but the developers have rebuffed me and everyone else who
>> has similarly > volunteered.
>> Very much so. I may be one of the volunteers Mark is referring to.
>> In the end it's a very long term problem that exists with a lot of open
>> source projects and I don't see a solution to it. When you have people who
>> are determined to treat others with contempt and hostility as a matter of
>> course, who reject even the most well-meaning offers of help with the most
>> pressing issues, who almost seem to make a science out of deliberate,
>> studied unpleasantness, something strange is going on.
>> More than annoying, it's weird. I've never once in my life encountered
>> anything like this. It's completely unnecessary, completely
>> self-destructive, and appears to gain nothing for anyone.
> Yes, we need to use only corporate code.

What does that mean, Paul?

Someone's sneaking in and turning up the range so that my food burns.
I'm sure of it.
And the older I get, the more sure of it I become.

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