[FFmpeg-devel] ogg kate text subtitles support (patch)

wm4 nfxjfg at googlemail.com
Mon Oct 24 11:00:38 EEST 2016

On Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:31:25 +0200
u-9iep at aetey.se wrote:

> Hello,
> Given the practical constraints I can not thoroughly fulfill all the
> requirements for submitting a patch. I hope it can make it at least to
> the list archive, for possible future perusal by someone.
> The patch addresses the missing Kate subtitles support, reflected
> in trac as
>            https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/3039
> It is based on the patch present in the kate libraries as of 2011-10-12
> (https://git.xiph.org/?p=users/oggk/kate.git)
> The attached version applies cleanly to ffmpeg-3.1.3 and does not introduce
> any dependencies.
> It makes ffmpeg and the programs using ffmpeg, like mplayer,
> properly recognize and decode ogg kate text subtitles.
> Thanks for the excellent ffmpeg software.
> This is my attempt to make a small contribution, for a minor but
> regrettably missing and inexpensive feature.
> Regards,
> Rune

I don't quite get it. Doesn't this just demux kate subtitles as text
without stripping whatever formatting tags kate might support? (I was
under the impression that kate does more than just plain text.)

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