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

u-9iep at aetey.se u-9iep at aetey.se
Mon Oct 24 11:25:44 EEST 2016

On Mon, Oct 24, 2016 at 10:00:38AM +0200, wm4 wrote:
> > The patch addresses the missing Kate subtitles support, reflected
> > in trac as
> >            https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/3039

> 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.)

Kate can of course do much more than plain text, but this patch only
adds the recognition of ogg-kate-text, nothing else. That's what makes
it a low hanging fruit.

At the same time we get a remarkable improvement, compared to the complete
inability to handle subtitles in ogg.


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