[vdr] Straw poll: stable version 1.6.0 now?

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sun Feb 3 12:51:44 CET 2008


On 02/03/08 12:48, Petri Helin wrote:
> Ville-Pekka Vainio wrote:
>> In my opinion DVB-S2/H.264 are "nice to have" extra features, but working DVB 
>> subtitling support is a "must have" feature for PVR software like VDR, 
>> because almost everyone needs DVB subtitles around here, but not that many 
>> watch HDTV channels yet.
>>
> 
> But the DVB subtitling is working, isn't it? At least i have not had any 
> problems with the incorporated solution for a long time. But I still 
> feel that the subtitling as such is not ready, because the functionality 
> of ttxtsubs plugin is not yet in the core. Most of the subscription 
> channels that I have/have had use only ttxtsubs (e.g. Canal+) and 
> therefore I am forced to still patch the core VDR to get ttxtsubs 
> working. In an ideal state no patches would be required :)
> 
> On the other hand.. h.264 is AFAIK coming popular with SDTV in DVB-T 
> also (Estonia, Norway, Slovenia) and therefore I feel that it should be 
> prioritized over any new subtitling solutions and once there is support 
> for h.264, a new stable release should be made.

Is this a "Yes" or "No" vote?

Klaus



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