[theora] libogg subtitle request

Luis Gonzalez ghempresa at hotmail.com
Thu Jan 11 11:27:46 PST 2007

>>But i miss one feature in Ogg container , i see a lot Theora videos of
>>Presentations , Conference and other talking acts , all with an average
>>quality (video and sound) but seeing these videos i realize the lack 
>>of Ogg container , subtitle support.
>Have you seen Ogg Writ?  It was an attempt at creating a format for
>subtitles on Ogg containers.  I believe it's not supported or under
>development any longer, though.
>Ogg2 may end up supporting subtitles natively, but its status is
>quiteblurry as Monty is pretty much not working in it, which is a
>shame, because Ogg1 NEEDS to be replaced.

I don't see any activity in Theora or Ogg for months.

>For now, however, you may be better served with Matroska as container
>for subtitles.  You can mix Theora and Vorbis inside Matroska.
>Matroska is not from Xiph, however, and I'm suggesting it because we
>do not have a better alternative right now, not because I like it.
>I believe you are not a developer, but if you are, you may want to
>help with either Writ or Ogg2 development.

Sorry , I'm not a developer.

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