[vdr] Anyone working on ttxtsubs for 1.7.4?

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sat Feb 28 17:22:25 CET 2009


On 28.02.2009 16:38, Luca Olivetti wrote:
> En/na Klaus Schmidinger ha escrit:
>> On 28.02.2009 15:54, Luca Olivetti wrote:
>>> En/na Klaus Schmidinger ha escrit:
>>>
>>>
>>>> ...teletext subtitles are a thing from the past, the normal way
>>>> of broadcasting subtitles should be DVB subtitles. I hardly think a
>>>> DVD player would be able to handle teletext subtitles (or am I wrong here?).
>>> While I agree that dvb subtitles are usually better than teletext 
>>> subtitles, there are cases when it isn't so.
>>> For example, itv3 (shoot me, but I like Poirot) broadcasts both teletext 
>>> and dvb subtitles, but the dvb subtitles are ~6 seconds early, so 
>>> they're unusable.
>> Have you ever inquired why they don't fix this?
> 
> No, I'm using teletex subtitles instead ;-)
> I'm not supposed to be receiving uk channels (in theory the beam is 
> focused on the uk), so I cannot really complain.
> Besides, I'm not knowledgeable enough to be sure it's their problem or 
> vdr problem (after all, if it didn't work with the freeview set-top 
> boxes, they'd surely fix it, wouldn't they?)
> OTOH I never had problems with dvb subtitles on the bbc channels (other 
> than vdr not recognizing they're there in recordings, while they 
> automatically show in live view).

Please send me the channels.conf line of itv3 - I'd like to take a look
at this myself.

Klaus



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