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Subtitles: Add a clarifying comment to the default osd_subtitle.xml.

Advises the theme writer to specify a text shadow or outline if they
choose not to use a background, in order to get proper contrast.
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  1. +8 −0 mythtv/themes/default/osd_subtitle.xml
8 mythtv/themes/default/osd_subtitle.xml
@@ -20,6 +20,14 @@
to change/override.
+ <!--
+ Define a black background which is used below for 608 and
+ text subtitles. If a background is not used, it is
+ recommended to use a 2-pixel outline or shadow in the
+ fontdef, in order to provide sufficient contrast. Note
+ that 708 captions providers almost always specify an
+ explicit black background.
+ -->
<shape name="black_background" from="provider">
<fill color="#000000" alpha="255" />

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