[MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] mplayer: add the -ass-keep-fonts option.

Nicolas George george at nsup.org
Sun Mar 1 21:48:24 CET 2015

Le primidi 11 ventôse, an CCXXIII, wm4 a écrit :
> Sorry to barge in, but how could this feature be possibly useful in any
> way? If you play a mkv file with ASS subtitles that somehow is missing
> fonts, you can copy them to ~/.fonts/, and everything will just work,
> and keep working forever.

And lint your hard drive for ever with fonts for series you watched years
ago. Or maybe do some cleanup some time and later forget to reinstall the
fonts and waste time that way.

Requiring a global installation for a local process (reading that video now)
is stupid.

> On the contrary, this feature would probably encourage the creation of
> broken files.

Stop spreading FUD, there is nothing broken here.


  Nicolas George
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