how was ffmpeg usable before web searches is my question
i've seen key=value arguments, i've seen -dashed unix style arguments, i've seen colons, i've seen equals signs, i think the order you pass the arguments *matters* which makes them less parameters and more... a command language? i have a friend who insists that there is coherence and consistency and even beauty to all of this but i am certain my friend is a liar.
that said -- i use ffmpeg successfully all the time! my workflow is: google ffmpeg question, immediately find answer, copy paste the unthinkable commands generously shared by a faceless ffmpeg wizard, big success.
i just dont know how i am supposed to do any of this without googling. maybe thats where all the wizards come from 🤔
@nasser I had a photography teacher who said the art of it doesn't happen when you take the picture, but later on, when you pick the one from amongst the hundreds you took.
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