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Comment Re:Well written, and informative, but... (Score 2, Interesting) 248

And in any case, if you use a codec set to use few keyframes, you'll get poor seek performance in *any* container format - it's quite likely the issues you saw had everything to do with the encoding choices made and little with the (deprecated) ogm container.

That's quite possible. I'm just having trouble finding settings that let it be seekable, without torpedoing the quality.

Tons of keyframes does work, but the bitrate required goes up quite a bit.

Comment It's easy... (Score 5, Interesting) 231

Look, the point of blacking out is not just to remove critical information, it is also to get you used to large parts of documents being blacked out. It is a way of hiding a signal within a lot of noise.

By randomly blacking out stuff, you will never know if there is vital information hiding underneath the black text. And you will become more and more accepting of documents that have barely any text at all.

The purpose is, of course, to allow more and more freedom to the agencies doing the blacking out. And less and less to you.

The best way to avoid responsibility is to say, "I've got responsibilities."