[MPlayer-dev-eng] Re: [repatch] better ssa handling

Salvatore Falco sfalco at studenti.ing.uniroma1.it
Mon Jan 24 17:22:29 CET 2005

On Fri, Jan 21, 2005 at 06:53:25PM +0100, Gábor Farkas wrote:
> well, support for advanced subtitle features (positioning, color and so 
> on) would be really a killer feature.

Take a look to "[PATCH] subtitle alignment - again" for positioning. As
regards styles, I have a patch to support bold and italic styles, but it is a
crock, since it requires a file named subfonti.ttf for italic and another
called subfontb.ttf for bold.

> more&more anime fansub groups start to do "soft-subs" (i hope that's the 
> correct name for them) (means the subtitles aren't burned into the video 
> stream), and they need to be able to specify the position of the 
> subtitle, for example.

That's the problem!

> gabor

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