[vlc-devel] commit: vout: avoid applying subtitle offset twice and modify behavior when subtitles overlap (Jakob Leben )

Laurent Aimar fenrir at via.ecp.fr
Sun Nov 29 12:42:15 CET 2009

On Sun, Nov 29, 2009, Jakob Leben wrote:
>    On Sun, Nov 29, 2009 at 12:25 PM, Laurent Aimar <[1]fenrir at via.ecp.fr>
>    wrote:
>      On Sun, Nov 29, 2009, git version control wrote:
>      > Modifies behavior when subtitles overlap: newer subtitles push older
>      ones higher
>      That's really annoying and I would prefer it to be reverted (it also
>      breaks
>      suppositions done by a lot of subtitles files).
>    What kind of suppositions? It is natural to read dialogs from up to down
>    in their time order.
 Once a subtitle is displayed, it should never move. Otherwise, It makes thing
harder to read, breaks some subtitles files, and we had complains about that.

>    There is a problem regarding fixing that glitch at positioning: the code
>    would need some wild refactoring in order to do that and still keep the
>    behavior where subtitles keep their position after new ones appear.
 Which problem ?


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