[theora-dev] using Kate for WebVTT encapsulation

Silvia Pfeiffer silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 17 15:15:00 PDT 2011

On Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 5:10 AM, ogg.k.ogg.k at googlemail.com
<ogg.k.ogg.k at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> It would be good to understand the differences that WebVTT styling and
>> Kate styling offer. Maybe there is a clean mapping? Also, Kate styling
>> could overrule WebVTT styling?
> I doubt there is a clean mapping. Even if there were, you wouldn't really want
> a WebVTT decoder to actually decode Kate styling/etc, convert to WebVTT, then
> parse WebVTT from this. A lot better to embed all, or most, of it as is and let
> the WebVTT decoder do the WebVTT decoding.

It was more academic curiosity rather than an actual proposal to do it
in that way.

I agree it should probably be embedded as is.


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