[matroska-devel] Re: a simple subtitle format

John Cannon spyder482 at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 18 22:27:47 CET 2003

"Moritz Bunkus" <moritz at bunkus.org> wrote in message
news:20030218174627.GA23585 at bunkus.org...
> Hi.
> After some reading on USF and a bit of discussion in #matroska I still
> want a simple subtitle format like SubRip to be stored in Matroska in a
> simple manner.

I agree

> 3. Somehow store the duration.
maybe an unsigned 16/32 bit int?  If it is needed beyond that, just add
another block.

> 4. Use ONLY the text lines as the Block's data ("He wanted...").
> The duration must be stored somehow. Pamel proposed to store it in a
> new 'KaxDuration' element for the Block (along with the Block's
> timestamp). The duration could be used for other things as well. It can
> be optional.

Hmmm maybe a better idea :)



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