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Software I've been shuffling stuff around lately with my DVD collection, and one thing I've been doing is cleaning up my DVD ripper and web frontend to catalogue my entire collection. I found a few bugs in my ripper this weekend, one of them was that I was only storing one possible subtitle type in my Matroska rips. If a DVD had both VobSub and Closed Captioning, it'd only mux the first one I added. Fixing it was fun, since it was one of those moments where you open up the code trying to find the reason for it, and you find a big comment labeled "FIXME: Add this feature here." Heh. So, now it muxes both, if available. Woots.

There is still one DVD subtitle format that I am having absolutely zero luck in finding anything about -- English SDH (Subtitled for the Deaf and Hard of hearing). Speaking of subtitles and MPlayer, I've come to the conclusion that MPlayer's support for them is just plain sub-par.

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