[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] WIP: subtitles in AVFrame

Nicolas George george at nsup.org
Sun Nov 27 12:18:36 EET 2016

Le decadi 30 brumaire, an CCXXV, Clement Boesch a écrit :
> Right, I'll probably need that for the sub2video filter. I'll think about
> it unless you want to implement it yourself.

As always, for me, time is the limiting factor. For now, I believe the
only urgent thing to do is to decide what these heartbeat frames look
like: do they just have data[0] = NULL? format = -1?

> Ah, yeah, I discarded that idea. First, I think it's a too large change
> for now, and I just won't be able to finish this patchset ever if I start
> going that way. Second, apparently it's considered over engineering by the
> API users I talked with. They're fine using libass for markup or a simple
> freetype-like custom engine for when there is no markup.
> If we later decide to export as an AST, we will add a field to that
> rectangle and that will do the trick. For now, this is already such as
> huge work that I'm not willing to stick that in (and probably won't ever
> TBH). It's already raising a ton of questions wrt design.



  Nicolas George
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