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I once absent-mindedly ordered Three Mile Island dressing in a restaurant and, with great presence of mind, they brought Thousand Island Dressing and a bottle of chili sauce. -- Terry Pratchett

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Some passes of the visible from the UK overnight - I'll tweet/toot warnings closer to the time

The whole theory of modern education is radically unsound. Fortunately, in England at any rate, education produces no effect whatsoever. -- Lady Bracknell, The Importance of Being Earnest

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Some passes of the visible from the UK overnight - I'll tweet/toot warnings closer to the time

@christianp Quick question about the video. I'm about to record it again, and a few people have commented that having red might be a bad choice for people who are colour-blind.

Did the red show up well enough?

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I am much more likely to use your tool if it has CLI or can be integrated nicely with my existing workflow. Thanks!

Napoleon built his campaigns of iron and when one piece broke the whole structure collapsed. I made my campaigns using rope, and if a piece broke I tied a knot. -- Arthur Wellesley

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Can't fix all the stupid, can't fix all the stupid, can't fix all the stupid, can't fix all the stupid, can't fix all the stupid, can't fix all the stupid, can't fix all the stupid, can't fix ...

Some passes of the visible from the UK overnight - I'll tweet/toot warnings closer to the time

LeVar Burton has been looking for stories to read on livestream but has also been worried about copyright violations so Neil Gaiman gave him blanket permission to read any of his stories and that's a nice thing tbh.

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An update.

I took a raw video as an experiment, and used ffmpeg to crop to a sub-frame and change the output resolution. I can "top and tail" by taking opening and closing sequence videos and gluing them together.

So I think ffmpeg does what I need for now.

Is anyone interested in seeing it?

Don't ever let anyone tell you that fairy tales aren't real. I drink a potion made from magic beans every day, and it brings me back to life. -- Nanea Hoffman

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