[mythtv] Commercial Flagging Idea

Lucas Meijer lucas at mach8.nl
Wed Jul 6 04:29:44 EDT 2005

-> Fritz wrote:

> Forgive me if this has been suggested before, but what about detecting
> subtitles?  Almost every show has subtitles but they are missing from
> most commercials.  Mixed with scene change detection it seems that
> checking for subtitles could be a very reliable way of telling what
> was worth watching.  Assuming of course that your box records
> subtitles correctly.

Subtitles could defenitely be thrown into the mix. I'm not sure howmany 
users have their subtitle recording setup. (I know I don't)

I'll put this on my list of things to look at (which shouldn't stop 
anybody else from doing so, my list is long :p)

Bye, Lucas

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