[MPlayer-dev-eng] Re: [PATCH] SSA/ASS subtitles support
uoti.urpala at pp1.inet.fi
Sun Jun 18 02:32:50 CEST 2006
On Sun, 2006-06-18 at 04:03 +0400, Evgeniy Stepanov wrote:
> The purpose of this code is to generate a valid file name most closely
> resembling the original one. Just for humans. Fontconfig matches fonts based
> on their properties like family and weight, ignoring the file name.
Yes seems it reads all files in the directory when starting. That might
be a reason not to have a big cache of unindexed font files as loading
them all on startup could cause a noticeable delay.
> Maybe it would be better to name them like 1.ttf, 2.ttf. After all, mplayer is
> not a tool for attachment extraction. In that case there is no need to keep
> old fonts, and we can use temporary files. No need for this portable filename
I don't understand why you say "In that case there is no need to keep
old fonts" - how is the naming scheme for the files relevant to whether
you want to keep them?
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