[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] lavc: add text encoder

Moritz Barsnick barsnick at gmx.net
Thu Dec 17 14:37:59 CET 2015

On Thu, Dec 17, 2015 at 13:56:57 +0100, Clément Bœsch wrote:
> It's not actually "srt"/subrip at all since the packet payload will only
> contain a text string with no markup, while subrip contains the text
> string with the html tag markup.

Ah, that's the part about SRT ("formally" vs. text vs. ASS or whatever
perhaps) which I didn't understand.

> The text codec already exists (you can easily imagine a container that
> contain subtitle as text without markup), so I used that. I chose to place
> the encoder in the subrip encoder because I'm a lazy bum and didn't want
> to duplicate the ass parsing code :)

That makes perfect sense to me, considering their relationship. (I
don't decide when it's time to break code out, and, yes, I have read
the qtpalette() discussion. ;-))

P.S. Patch so far untested by me, but also presumed to be quite
practical. Just saying.


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