[gst-devel] future of textoverlay

daniel fischer dan at f3c.com
Thu Dec 30 03:58:13 CET 2004

David Schleef <ds at schleef.org> (on Mon, 27 Dec 2004 21:51:22 -0800):

  > I'm planning to make a textoverlay into a base class, so that
  > people can easily create elements that overlay text onto a video
  > using their own formatting rules.  In particular, I see several
  > elements of wide usefulness:
  > If anyone has more ideas along these lines, please let me know.

yo, sounds nice. cairo rocks.

i'd suggest the base class to not focus solely on text, but just prepare the cairo canvas and leave all painting to the subclass. after all, cairo can do more than "just" draw text ;)


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