[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Matroska demuxer adds WebVTT support

Nicolas George nicolas.george at normalesup.org
Thu Aug 1 13:54:34 CEST 2013

Le tridi 13 thermidor, an CCXXI, Matthew Heaney a écrit :
> >   - in WebM   a cue looks like this: <chapter>\n<settings>\n<text>
> Of WebM I would say instead:
> - in WebM   a cue looks like this: [<chapter>]\n[<settings>]\n<text>

That only means that <chapter> and <settings> can be empty strings. It makes
no difference.

> I was hoping that we could commit this patch and then make any additional
> changes (which are strictly an internal ffmpeg-design matter) as part of a
> separate patch set.

There are already a lot of design mistakes in this WebVTT mess, rushing
things now will produce even more mistake and make current ones harder to

Side question: is the format of WebVTT inside WebM definitely decided? Or is
it still time to fix the mistake of using as a delimiter a character that
can happen in the payload?


  Nicolas George
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