[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Allow on-the-fly multi-line marquee

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Tue Jul 6 15:09:09 CEST 2010

On Tue, 6 Jul 2010 14:35:43 +0200, Johann Ransay <johann.ransay at planar.com>
> - the patch changes the behaviour of the oldrc intf module, not a command
> line  parameter
> - it affects the way the marquee is drawn on top of the video, not the 
> behaviour of any external script
> - there is no way for this patch to explode on any script: for a text 
> containing '\\' 'n' the oldrc module would draw "backslash n" (no 
> substitution) where the new behaviour would draw a newline instead.
> - the marquee filter already supports newlines in the marquee but prior
> this patch a newline could not be inserted from the oldrc module which,
> is a bug.

Old RC is typically used by other programs automatically controlling VLC
through a pair of pipes. We should avoid changing the syntax. That's
exactly what I said.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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