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I get the option to Shut down computer when finished during encoding stage of Avidemux. Why would I want to do that?

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It's sad to have a downvote without a reason. It's not obvious to me, why I deserved this. – Tshepang Jan 9 '11 at 15:12
how about I downvoted it because because You should only ask practical, answerable questions based on actual problems that you face, and I can't see this as an actual problem you're facing. – xenoterracide Jan 20 '11 at 2:22
@xeno Considering that that post was published after your down-vote, is it what you had in mind? – Tshepang Jan 20 '11 at 9:14
I think my generalized thought was that, this really is not a problem. But it's not offtopic either... which is why it wasn't closed. In all fairness this was me as a person, not as a moderator, saying I don't like this question and I don't think it's a good one. – xenoterracide Jan 20 '11 at 9:56
up vote 4 down vote accepted

Maybe because you're encoding is going to take hours after you leave and you don't really want to keep the computer running when you're not using it to save power.

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