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

Gábor Farkas gabor at z10n.net
Mon Jan 24 18:52:28 CET 2005

Salvatore Falco wrote:
> 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.
i don't have that mail anymore...
with that patch (and this one) applied, is mplayer able to display the 
ssa subs aligned (approximately) correctly?

> 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.
btw. please note that mplayer can use fontconfig stuff ( -fontconfig) in 
which case there are no ttf files ;)

>>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!
-yes this is a problem that we should solve (implement solution).
-yes, the problem is that they're doing softsubs. they should do 
hardsubs instead.


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