[mythtv-users] Removing support for CEA-608 teletext subtitles

Stefan D raptorjr08 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 24 10:11:18 UTC 2012

On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 1:39 AM, Jim Stichnoth <stichnot at gmail.com> wrote:

> We are planning to remove MythTV support for CEA-608 based teletext
> captions/subtitles, as of the 0.27 release.  That is to say, 0.26 will
> be the last release with CEA-608 teletext support.
> Note that this has nothing to do with DVB teletext that is commonly
> used in Europe.  It also has nothing (or at least little) to do with
> VBI-based CEA-608 closed captions which are provided by U.S.
> broadcasters and set-top box analog output.
> The main reason for removal is that there doesn't seem to be any
> content currently produced with such subtitles, and hasn't been for a
> very long time, and so the code to maintain decoding and rendering
> support is all guesswork that complicates the rest of the code.
> If anyone has samples containing CEA-608 teletext captions, or has
> other concerns about this decision, please let me know.
> Jim
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How can i find out what type of subtitles i use?

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