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

Nicolas George nicolas.george at normalesup.org
Sun Aug 4 12:14:04 CEST 2013

Le quartidi 14 thermidor, an CCXXI, Matthew Heaney a écrit :
> The format was decided over a year ago.
> http://wiki.webmproject.org/webm-metadata/temporal-metadata/webvtt-in-webm

Too bad :(

> The delimiters for WebVTT embedded in WebM are the same delimiters as a
> WebVTT.

WebVTT is a text format, using \0, for example, was not an option.

> The parser I included in my last patch works perfectly.

I am sure of it, for valid files. But this choice of delimiter makes it
harder to detect broken files, like files where the muxer neglected one of
the fields, and makes it also harder to extend the format with additional

Anyway, there is no point in dwelling on what can not be changed. I suggest
we wait for Clément to be able to join the discussion comfortably.


  Nicolas George
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