Linked by Brooss on Tue 15th Mar 2011 23:32 UTC
Benchmarks A comment on the recent article about the Bali release of Googles WebM tools (libvpx) claimed that one of the biggest problems facing the adoption of WebM video was the slow speed of the encoder as compared to x264. This article sets out to benchmark the encoder against x264 to see if this is indeed true and if so, how significant the speed difference really is.
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RE[3]: Sad...
by lemur2 on Wed 16th Mar 2011 12:58 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Sad..."
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His point -- which I happen to agree with -- is that you overuse links. A whole gathering of links just makes it feel like you yourself have no insight to provide whatsoever and thus makes your comment seem irrelevant.

As I said ... you don't have to read the links. As I also said, if I don't provide links, people just moan that whatever I say is unsupported.

I'm between a rock and a hard place here, damned if I do and damned if I don't provide links.

I have adopted the policy of providing the links as backup for what I say. Normally this quells then number of people who challenge what I say, but not always. On balance, links are better than no links.

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RE[4]: Sad...
by henderson101 on Thu 17th Mar 2011 10:41 in reply to "RE[3]: Sad..."
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I believe it is possible to provide links to support nearly any position if you are anal enough to be bothered.

The point is more - no, you are not always "right" so why the hell should I have to agree with you? Get over yourself, with all due respect, obviously. (hint: zero.)

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RE[4]: Sad...
by nt_jerkface on Thu 17th Mar 2011 20:18 in reply to "RE[3]: Sad..."
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You typically provide a bunch of redundant links that no one cares about.

When it comes to providing links less is more. It seems that half the time you are filling your posts with links to add gravitas but people would probably take them more seriously if you shortened them and got to the point.

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