[MPlayer-users] libass case sensitive parsing of [V4+ Styles]

Evgeniy Stepanov eugeni.stepanov at gmail.com
Sun Mar 30 19:48:19 CEST 2008

On Saturday 29 March 2008 09:57:45 Tomáš Jirka wrote:
> Hi,
> it would be nice if libass was parsing [V4+ Styles] case insensitive.
> When I have [v4+ Styles] in ass file (some program saves it as this - I
> know of one - Subtitle Processor), then Mplayer with libass support turned
> on doesn't display subtitles.
> It is obvious from source code that performed comparision is case
> sensitive.
> http://svn.mplayerhq.hu/mplayer/trunk/libass/ass.c?revision=25610&view=mark
>up ... if (!strncmp(str, "[V4+ Styles]", 12)) ...
> Of course, manual editing of ass files (s/v4\+ Styles/V4\+ Styles/) is
> possible, however it should not be much work to make it case insensitive,
> and I think that some "problem" tolerance in decoder is always welcome.

A good idea. In fact, "v4+ Styles" is correct according to specs, but every 
subtitle I've seen uses "V4+ Styles". I've made all section headers case 
insensitive in svn.

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