On 09/05/07 18:13, Anssi Hannula wrote: > Klaus Schmidinger wrote: >> On 09/04/07 23:45, Luca Olivetti wrote: >>> En/na Klaus Schmidinger ha escrit: >>> >>>> I haven't looked into the code of the ttxt subtitle plugin, yet, but >>>> currently my idea is to convert the ttxt subtitles into DVB subtitles, >>>> so that VDR only needs to handle one type of subtitiles for recording >>>> and live viewing. >>> Aren't dvb subtitles just bitmaps? If so, converting the text to a >>> bitmap for recording doesn't seem a good idea to me. >> Well, in the end they would have to be displayed as bitmaps, anyway. >> Besides, the DVB subtitle specs also provide a means of having >> character strings instead of bitmaps. I'm not sure yet how it's >> going to be, but I'm certainly not going to have two (or three, with >> "Closed Captioning") different subtitling methods throughout VDR. >> There's _one_ mechanism, based on "ETS 300 743", and anything else >> will be converted to this as early as possible. > > I don't think converting text to bitmaps is a good idea, you'll lose the > ability to format the text at your will, and the ability to export them > as .srt or .sub files.
Well, as I said, the DVB subtitle structures also provide means of storing character strings. Klaus _______________________________________________ vdr mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr