[MEncoder-users] Re: Subtitle-woes

Hynek Schlawack hs+mencoder at ox.cx
Fri Mar 17 22:38:52 CET 2006

Vladimir Mosgalin <mosgalin at VM10124.spb.edu> writes:

>> > Since SubRip is GPL program and runs under wine out of the box without
>> > any problems, I don't see reasons not to use it even under linux (and
>> > under wine).
>> SubRip failed with Win2k-Emulation. But although it works now (ME), it
> I don't quite understand what are you trying to say, SubRip works
> under XP. Let's not discuss that here, though.

JFTR: I'm talking about Wine. :) I had set it to emulate Win2k and it
crashed whenever I opened a vob.

>> would be really nice to have something native (especially because the
>> GUIs are very clumsy. clipped fonts whereever I look at). 
> Yes.. Some people say that wine can be setted up right, but it's not
> that easy.

Urban Legends. ;) Anyway I'll try to find some HOWTOs about that.

>> Too bad SubRip is in Delphi. :( If it would be in C, maybe it could
>> be ported at least using the wine-libs.
> Unfortunately, program linked with wine libs isn't any better than a
> program running under wine, except that you don't need to install wine
> to use it...

Touché. Too bad it doesn't use WxWidgets then. ;)

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