[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] lavc: support subtitles charset conversion.

Nicolas George nicolas.george at normalesup.org
Sun Jan 6 20:54:29 CET 2013

Le septidi 17 nivôse, an CCXXI, Michael Niedermayer a écrit :
> AVPackets contain binary opaque data, more or less
> that i guess lifts the (de)muxer layer out from any convertion of
> charsets in the "frames", they still may or may not need to do
> convertion for metadata depending on the design

True... except that most "demuxers" for standalone text subtitles files are
actually text parsers, and therefore need to convert the file into an
encoding that allows them to recognize the syntax. Think SRT file in UTF-16.


  Nicolas George
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