[vlc-devel] Re: Fixing RTL (Mainly Hebrew and Arabic) subtitles problems

Derk-Jan Hartman hartman at videolan.org
Mon Dec 12 02:12:53 CET 2005


in the future please add [patch] or something to the subject, since  
many patches are reviewed weeks after submission, adding [patch] will  
make it easier not to forget them.


On 21-nov-2005, at 18:57, Barak Ori wrote:

> Hi,
> This patch can be used to address a couple of RTL problems in  
> rendering subtitles. Please see more information in http:// 
> forum.videolan.org/viewtopic.php?t=14063.
> I hope the code isn't too much off-style from the original code. I  
> used counter based loops (with array indexing and not pointer based  
> loops) because I assume modern compilers optimize these things  
> better than programmers (using two variables, one for the counter,  
> another for the pointer).
> I'm quite new to Linux development (it's very exciting to be able  
> to grab the dependencies and actually build something external, and  
> not in Java), but have been doing I18N and Localization for many  
> years (including a few things back when Mozilla became open- 
> source). Hope you consider this change, I really like VNC, and  
> would like to use it when in need for subtitles (I currently use  
> MV2Player when I need subtitles).
> Best wishes,
>     Barak Ori
> <freetype.patch>

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