[matroska-devel] Re: [usf-devel] Re: Converting Subtitles

Paul Bryson pdbryson at hotmail.com
Wed Jan 22 17:11:27 CET 2003


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Pamel
----- Original Message ----- 
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



Pamel,

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 ;)

Thanks

Christian

Pamel wrote:
> 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.
> 
> 1
> 00:01:04,274 --> 00:01:06,390
> Thebes: City of the Living.
> 
> 2
> 00:01:07,634 --> 00:01:10,068
> Crown jewel of Pharaoh Seti the First.
> 
> 3
> 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.
> 
> <subtitles>
> 
>  <subtitle start="00:01:04.274" stop="00:01:06.390">
>    <text>Thebes: City of the Living.</text>
>  </subtitle>
> 
>  <subtitle start="00:01:07.634" stop="00:01:10.068">
>    <text>Crown jewel of Pharaoh Seti the First.</text>
>  </subtitle>
> 
>  <subtitle start="00:01:13.194" stop="00:01:16.664">
>    <text>Home of lmhotep, Pharaoh's high priest.</text>
>  </subtitle>
> 
> </subtitles>
> 
> 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
> with.
> 
> 
> Pamel
> 
> 
> 
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> 

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