Subtitle API

Martin Sandsmark sandsmark at
Tue Jun 29 22:45:59 BST 2010

On Tuesday 29 June 2010 22:59:13 Ian Monroe wrote:
> setAutoDetectSubtitles should be setAutoDetectSubtitle I think. Or all
> the API should say "subtitles".

Well, setAutoDetectSubtitles might possibly detect several possible subtitles, 

> I'm worried that setSubtitleEncoding is a bit Xine-specific. But text
> codecs suck, so perhaps there's no way around it.

I can't find any libvlc API to specify it either, but I think it might warrant 
an addition.

> Anyways, the API doc could specify that the codec names be the same as
> what QTextCodec uses. So the argument should be a QByteArray instead
> of QString, to match what QTextCodec expects (and why not).

I agree.

Martin Sandsmark
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