[FFmpeg-devel] Format of decoded text subtitles

Hendrik Leppkes h.leppkes at gmail.com
Thu Aug 2 12:12:21 CEST 2012

On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 8:54 PM, Nicolas George <
nicolas.george at normalesup.org> wrote:

> 2. Add a rich_text field instead. The text in this rich_text field has only
>    local styling information, such as an italic span. The markup needs to
> be
>    simple and to nest properly, so just ASS is out of the question, but
>    slightly modified ASS is possible.
If you break compat with ASS, what exactly will render your subs then?
Sounds somewhat backward to break compat with one of the most common
styled-text renderers, unless you want to write one of your own for the
"ffass" format (which still is really backwards).

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