[matroska-devel] Re: [usf-devel] Re: Converting Subtitles
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Wed Jan 22 17:11:27 CET 2003
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From: Christian HJ Wiesner
To: matroska-devel at freelists.org ; usf-devel at freelists.org
Sent: Wednesday, January 22, 2003 2:33 AM
Subject: [usf-devel] Re: [matroska-devel] Converting Subtitles
we should try to copy the USF devel ML on postings like this
It may not be used a lot right now, but for sure USF has a great future
and people should be able to read from the archives how we started out ;)
> Until it is decided how to store other subtitle formats in Matroska, it
> appears that we should come up with a way to convert other subtitle formats
> into something that can be used right now with Matroska. I propose a simple
> USF conversion. The examples given by Toff are very complex because of all
> of the options that are being shown off, but USF can be used as a very
> simple format. For example:
> This is an example of some subs produced with subrip.
> 00:01:04,274 --> 00:01:06,390
> Thebes: City of the Living.
> 00:01:07,634 --> 00:01:10,068
> Crown jewel of Pharaoh Seti the First.
> 00:01:13,194 --> 00:01:16,664
> Home of lmhotep, Pharaoh's high priest.
> This is what it would look like converted to USF.
> <subtitle start="00:01:04.274" stop="00:01:06.390">
> <text>Thebes: City of the Living.</text>
> <subtitle start="00:01:07.634" stop="00:01:10.068">
> <text>Crown jewel of Pharaoh Seti the First.</text>
> <subtitle start="00:01:13.194" stop="00:01:16.664">
> <text>Home of lmhotep, Pharaoh's high priest.</text>
> It is such a simple conversion, that this could easily be used to mux other
> subtitles into Matroska. All we need is a directshow filter to show them
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