[Ogg a11y] OggText SRT VorbisComments?
conrad at metadecks.org
Mon Dec 8 20:24:01 PST 2008
2008/12/9 Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com>:
> I don't see an issue with using VorbisComments on text codecs.
> In fact, I would have hoped that all Ogg files use VorbisComments -
> alas, Dirac doesn't, unfortunately.
> VorbisComments allows for a defined and widely supported means of
> attaching metadata for the whole Ogg file. It may well be empty for a
> given file (e.g. a particular OggSRT track), but it may also be
> useful. So, I don't see any harm in supporting it.
ok, so should we mandate it for OggText in general?
(if not, I'd suggest a bos page flag that indicates its absence)
> On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 11:59 AM, Conrad Parker <conrad at metadecks.org> wrote:
>> Should OggText use VorbisComments to record the origin of the
>> - it gives us a simple and already specified way to record the
>> translated title, the name of the captioner, caption copyrights etc. I
>> can't see an existing way to do this with SRT
>> - we already have tools to edit these (eg. oggz-comment)
>> - it's not necessary when more complex caption formats are used (but
>> it's probably harmless to include the packet in the bitstream)
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