[FFmpeg-user] Uninstalling ffmpeg

NotHarald Reindl notharaldreindl at gmail.com
Wed Dec 2 00:30:03 EET 2020

On Tue, Dec 1, 2020 at 2:03 PM Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net> wrote:

> Am 01.12.20 um 22:56 schrieb NotHarald Reindl:
> >> Reindl Harald wrote:
> >> people with a brain inform theirself where stuff which is not in a
> native
> > package format (deb/rpm) is throwing itÄs crap and how get rid of it
> > *before* spit random stuff into their systems
> >
> > *Corrections*: People with *brains* [people = plural, so brains should be
> > plural] inform theirself *themselves* where stuff [the word "stuff" is an
> > imprecise term, particularly in a tech context where precision really
> > matters]  ... *itÄs* [Try to avoid umlauts in English, especially as a
> > substitute for apostrophes.  Or do you mean "it as"?  Please clarify] and
> > how *to* get rid of it before spitting random stuff into their system
> idiot! before i install something on my system i seek for the
> information how i can uninstall it and unless that's not clear i don't
> install it
Correction: "I *look [not 'seek']* for information on how to uninstall it,
and unless..."
Wrong verb / Too many extraneous prepositions & articles.
Also note: Lack of proper use of commas, missing capital letters.

> in case of a static binary exists nothing like "install"
Correction: No need for "of a" in the above sentence: Try "In case a static
binary exists..."

> to make it clear: i don't install anything outside the package manager
> and if there is no package i build my own to ensure a clean state of
> install/uninstall
OK, this is better grammatically.
Ongoing misuse of capitals and commas, but definitely an improvement.
Good work, Harald!!

> works from day one, just use your brain
These are two separate sentences.  Punctuate each with a period, not a

Pro Tip: When insulting people for being stupid, always make sure you use
language that avoids accidental self-owns.

Your Truly,


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