[mythtv-users] The state of ATSC closed captioning

Yeechang Lee ylee at pobox.com
Tue Dec 2 01:48:14 UTC 2008

Richard Shaw <hobbes1069 at gmail.com> says:
> Does anyone know if any work is being done to improve the state of
> ATSC closed captioning in Myth?

Nope. They remain horribly broken.

Turn off "Prefer EIA-708 over EIA-608 captions" to use VBI captions
instead, which work, and work quite well.

In turn, this brings up a question of mine: How many--if any--North
American broadcasts carry ATSC but don't carry VBI captions?

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