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

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Mon Oct 24 13:12:23 EEST 2016

On Mon, Oct 24, 2016 at 11:49:25AM +0200, Clément Bœsch wrote:
> > It is bad if you don't strip the markup in the decoder.

> To expand on this: it is extremely worrisome that ffmpeg could be the
> source of yet another wave of insane .srt files with kate markup in it
> because someone decided to run ffmpeg -i in.ogg out.srt in order to
> extract the subtitles and share them.
> You absolutely want to strip all markup in the decoder for minimal
> support, or FFmpeg will generate broken files, which is not tolerable.

I see and have to agree.

(even though I would not expect any remarkable harm to happen in practice)


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