[vlc-devel] Subtitles downloader for VLC
funman at videolan.org
Wed May 7 21:09:42 CEST 2008
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Le Wed, 7 May 2008 21:01:47 +0200,
Felix Paul Kühne <fkuehne.videolan at googlemail.com> a écrit :
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> On 07.05.2008, at 20:45, Jean-Philippe ANDRÉ wrote:
> > As some of you already know, I have written a patch to add a 'cool'
> > feature to VLC: downloading subtitles almost automatically.
> First of all, thanks for coding of this module and submitting the
> patches! It's nice to see new people coding on VLC and providing
> useful additions. :-)
> Just one question out-of-the-blue without any previous
> investigation: is your module compatible with both the Terms of Usage
> of the related websites and European copyright laws?
> If one of these assumptions is not valid, I would have to oppose the
> inclusion of this module, although this would be a pity.
The .lua (which do the actual downloading) could be distributed
separately by someone who wants to take the risk (or has the
opportunity to consult a lawyer).
Nothing prevents you from creating your own subtitles database, to be
used with your own video material, with the help of this module, and a
lua script written by you which will fetch this database.
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