[Matroska-devel] Anime Tags

Liisachan Liisachan at faireal.net
Thu Sep 23 11:56:54 CEST 2004

Hi, did you see my 2nd PM?

I assume these 3 would be most important in anime creators:

(=Storyboard by)

(=Animation Director)

(=Animation Supervisor)


Steve Lhomme <steve.lhomme at free.fr> wrote:

> (from a PM in HA)
>  > Hi Liisachan,
>  > We are currently finishing the list of "official tags" supported in
>  > Matroska. It includes a lot of tags for movies. Could you see, with
>  > your anime friends, if anything is missing for anime movies ?
> (1) The most important item which might be missing for anime is Seiyu 
> (Voice Actor, Voice Actoress), but one can use the ACTOR tag for Seiyu 
> too. It might be a good idea to explicitly add about that to the ACTOR's 
> definition. like "...including a voice actor/actress (Seiyu) for anime"
> Another thing related to anime that is less important but might be 
> welcome would be :
> &
> (2) I'm not insisting this, but hypothetically speaking, there could be 
> some tags for a subtitle track--not only for video and audio--, and if 
> they were, they would be:
> (3) As for 'Technical Information' it might be a good idea to add one 
> about the color space, especially RGB_RANGE to distinguish PC Scale and 
> TV Scale.
> In the future, there might be a smart video renderer for PC that 
> converts 16-235 to 0-255 only when the input RGB range is 16-235, and 
> does not convert that if the input is 0-255 (already optimized for PC); 
> so, it might be a good idea that MKV can tell the renderer about the 
> RGB_RANGE used in video encoding.
> Today, ppl are often annoyed to see video rendering systems perform 
> 16-235 to 0-255 conversion even tho the input is already 0-255 (PC 
> Scale), i.e. needlessly converting doubly, resuting that bright colors 
> will white out and dark colors will black out.
> That's it. Just some random thoughts
> -- 
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