[FFmpeg-user] A comment about this community (was: RE: sudo: ffmpeg: command not found)

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Mon Nov 2 12:33:08 EET 2020

Am 02.11.20 um 11:07 schrieb Mick Finn:
> I think the word you are looking for is ignorant not stupid
> Realize you are drinking from the fire-hose as they say

lack of common sense and asking uestions you could type into google 
because they are asked thousands of times already is stupid - period

ok, maybe it's just LAZYNESS and IMPUDENCE wasting others time instead 
using one owns brain

when i learend my tools there where no internet and nobody to ask so i 
learned to walk by myself
>> On Nov 1, 2020, at 10:07 PM, Marc Erickson <marcerickson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> https://youtu.be/Q_7tuL0kbCE?t=77
>> People are stupid.  Each person is stupid in their own way.  I'm somewhat stupid about Linux and I'm very stupid about how to make money in the stock market.  Other people might be smart about the stock market and Linux - and be stupid about music and Windows, two subjects that I know a lot about.
>> If people get cursed for their stupidity, that usually doesn't encourage them to educate themselves about the matter they're stupid about.  Toxic replies can make people abandon the Linux community completely.  That's what I did the last time I was subjected to similar behaviour.
>> The world needs more kindness and love, not toxicity.  It gets enough toxicity from us when we're short of sleep, in a bad mood, under stress, etc.  Please be kinder to each other.
>> All the best,
>> Marc Erickson
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: ffmpeg-user [mailto:ffmpeg-user-bounces at ffmpeg.org] On Behalf Of Matt Zagrabelny via ffmpeg-user
>> Sent: October 29, 2020 1:02 PM
>> To: FFmpeg user questions <ffmpeg-user at ffmpeg.org>
>> Cc: Matt Zagrabelny <mzagrabe at d.umn.edu>
>> Subject: Re: [FFmpeg-user] sudo: ffmpeg: command not found
>> Reindl,
>> I'm subscribed to mailing lists that you regularly post to (ffmpeg-user & systemd-devel).
>> The manner (negative and condescending) in which you communicate isn't helpful to those you reply to and it isn't helpful to those who read your emails.
>> Please reconsider how you interact with the rest of the communities you are a part of.
>> Cordially,
>> -m
>>> On Thu, Oct 29, 2020 at 2:52 PM Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net>
>>> wrote:
>>>> Am 29.10.20 um 20:24 schrieb Carl Zwanzig:
>>>> On 10/29/2020 12:02 PM, Reindl Harald wrote:
>>>>> * everybody is born to read "ERROR" at the end of configure
>>>> Un, no they're not, nor to understand what it means and *whether*
>>>> it's relevant.
>>> what exactly is hard to understand in teh word "error"?
>>>>> * everybody is born to realize that "Try again from the top, git
>>>>> clone a fresh working copy" is idiotic -
>>>> No they're not, and yet we're always telling people to pull the
>>>> latest and try that....Hmm, pick one.
>>> yeah, another idiotic bullshit here, not read and not understand but
>>> shout "pull the latest" while a trained monkey could realize that
>>> "--enable-gnutls" and "gnutls not found" belong together
>>> the only sane advive would have been "remobe any --enable you don't
>>> understand and in doubt replace it with --disable/--without"
>>> if you are missing something later you can always enable whatever but
>>> starting with "--enable everything" is dumb, no matter what
>>>>> * the error message was even clear
>>>> If you actually understand it.
>>> understand the word "error" is a good begin
>>>>> * using "sudo" in front of everything is idiotic and not relevant
>>>>> to ffmpeg,
>>>> Idiotic? maybe not. Unwise and unnecessary, probably.
>>> it's idiotic type "sudo" and if it#s only because you have more to
>>> type
>>>> Face it, Reindl, no one is as smart as you or has as much insight or
>>>> experience as you do and they never will. You can either be a help
>>>> people learn or you can be an ass. All of your emails suggest the latter.
>>>> Heck, _you_ might even learn something in the process
>>> i learned that this world is lost

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