[MPlayer-users] bug: subtitles incorrectly displayed w

Loren Merritt lorenm at u.washington.edu
Fri Jan 28 04:05:07 CET 2005

On Thu, 27 Jan 2005, Stephen Stocker wrote:
> D Richard Felker III wrote:
>> uhg, are people still using those horrible bitmap fonts? imo we should
>> remove support for them and always use  type/truetype fonts...
> I still use them, for basic OSD. It makes little sense to me to add
> yet more bloat just for the sake of displaying the time and total time
> of a video, IMO. (At least I think those fonts are what's used for this
> purpose?)

IMHO, TTF are worthwhile even for OSD, because they are constant size, 
while bitmap fonts scale depending on the video resolution.

--Loren Merritt

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