using ffmpeg command line with python's subprocess module

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Fri Dec 6 17:25:54 CET 2013

On 06/12/2013 16:19, rusi wrote:
> On Friday, December 6, 2013 9:23:47 PM UTC+5:30, Mark Lawrence wrote:
>> On 06/12/2013 15:34, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
>> (if I remember correctly) I think Mark also
>>> sometimes posts a link to managing Google Groups.
>> You do, and here it is
> That link needs updating.
> Even if my almost-automatic correction methods are not considered
> kosher for some reason or other, the thing that needs to go in there
> is that GG has TWO problems
> 1. Blank lines
> 2. Long lines
> That link only describes 1.
> Roy's yesterday's post in "Packaging a proprietary python library"
> says:
>> I, and Rusi, know enough, and take the effort, to overcome its
>> shortcomings doesn't change that.
> But in fact his post takes care of 1 not 2.
> In all fairness I did not know that 2 is a problem until rurpy pointed
> it out recently and was not correcting it. In fact, I'd take the
> trouble to make the lines long assuming that clients were intelligent
> enough to fit it properly into whatever was the current window!!!
> So someone please update that page!

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Mark Lawrence

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