[FFmpeg-user] Fluorescent White Balance Video Filters

Michael Koch astroelectronic at t-online.de
Tue Apr 19 21:50:02 EEST 2022

Am 19.04.2022 um 20:44 schrieb Jim DeLaHunt:
> On 2022-04-19 11:38, Paul B Mahol wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 19, 2022 at 8:25 PM Michael 
>> Koch<astroelectronic at t-online.de>
>> wrote:
>>> I would do that with a color-look-up-table. The procedure is described
>>> step-by-step in chapter 2.27 and an easier simplified version is
>>> described in chapter 2.28 in my book:
>>> http://www.astro-electronic.de/FFmpeg_Book.pdf
>> Your book multiple times calls multiple functionality in FFmpeg stupid.
> Paul,
> You say that as if it were a bad thing.
> I have not read Micheal's FFmpeg Book, so I don't know what you are 
> referring to. But I would like to know. Would you care to cite the 
> specific places where the book calls FFmpeg stupid?
> Having not read the passages, I cannot be sure. But my initial 
> impression is that this might be accurate description. Not that the 
> FFmpeg tool is stupid overall — it is quite capable and useful in many 
> ways. But there are aspects of the tool, and its documentation, and 
> its contributors' behaviour, and the project culture, which are indeed 
> quite stupid. This is useful for users new to FFmpeg to know. If the 
> book describes these aspects accurately as stupid, that makes it a 
> better book.


if you search in the book for the word "stupid" you will find two 
instances, which both refer to the same thing.


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