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                  The 720p x264 TV Releasing Standards 2007                  
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                              읕컴[ INTRO ]컴켸                              
 We would like to start out by thanking those who have come before with      
 tdx2k2 and txd2k5, as well as everyone who worked hard to design this       
 ruleset. These standards were designed to allow some freedom in the eternal 
 tradeoff between quality and speed, while preventing it from degrading to   
 crap like other TV scenes have tended to do over the years.                 
                                                                             
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                          읕컴[ RELEASE RULES ]컴켸                          
                                                                             
  Episode Length:                                                            
   - Shows 19:00-29:59 long shall be 550MB                                   
   - Shows 37:00-53:59 long shall be 1100MB                                  
   - Shows 54:00-69:59 long shall be 1466MB                                  
   - Shows of any other length can be sized at ripper's discretion,          
     provided the size is a multiple of 550 or 733 MB                        
                                                                             
                                                                             
  Audio:                                                                     
   - Must be Studio AC3 (AC3 transcoding forbidden)                          
   - Dupes based on audio format are forbidden. These should be INTERNAL     
     However it is encouraged not to release a 2.0 version of a show         
     when true 5.1 is available                                              
   - Sources with clipping audio will be considered a nuke                   
                                                                             
                                                                             
  Video:                                                                     
   - 720p sources are not to be resized. In the event of imperfections       
     lasting the majority of the episode, the release shall be cropped with  
     borders added to retain 1280x720 resolution                             
   - 1080i/p Sources are to be cropped and resized using Lanczos or Lanczos4 
   - Improper methods of IVTC that result in loss of half the fields         
     (SeparateFields.SelectEven, YV12InterlacedSelectTopFields) are banned   
   - Improper IVTC methods that result in jerky playback such as Force Film  
     are banned                                                              
   - Custom Matrices are allowed                                             
   - Group watermarks of any kind on the video will not be tolerated         
                                                                             
                                                                             
  Framerate:                                                                 
   - Must be as close to original source framerate as possible               
   - In some cases PAL shows should be IVTC'd (i.e. to 24fps). Therefore     
     using a PAL source is not an excuse for lack of IVTC                    
                                                                             
                                                                             
  Codec/Container:                                                           
   - Must be x264                                                            
   - Must use Matroska (.mkv) for container                                  
   - Must have a mininum of 3 B-frames                                       
   - Must be minimum 2 passes. The final pass must be done as one continuous 
     encode spanning the entire episode, e.g. may not be segmented           
   - Subpixel refinement (subme) should be 5 or higher                       
   - M.E. Algorithm (me) should be Hexagon (hex) or better                   
                                                                             
                                                                             
  Resolution:                                                                
   - 1280 x 720                                                              
                                                                             
                                                                             
  Subs:                                                                      
   - Optional                                                                
   - VOBSUB is the preferred format                                          
   - Subtitles are to be muxed with video stream, but may not be burned      
     into the video stream. "Subs" directories are forbidden                 
   - Burned subtitles will only be allowed when the source exhibits          
     such subtitles in the picture itself                                    
   - Release muxed with subs must still adhere to the filesizes listed above 
   - Multi-language subtitles cannot be used as a basis for a dupe           
                                                                             
                                                                             
  Packaging:                                                                 
   - All releases must be MKV, not BIN/CUE                                   
   - Must be packed with RAR and broken into 50MB or 20MB volumes            
   - Multi episode releases should not be split                              
   - Compression is not allowed                                              
   - Recovery and MD5 record are optional                                    
   - Encryption or password protection is forbidden                          
   - Must have SFV and NFO                                                   
                                                                             
                                                                             
  Credits/Previously On:                                                     
   - Not required. Ripper's discretion                                       
                                                                             
                                                                             
  Samples:                                                                   
   - REQUIRED!                                                               
   - Roughly sixty seconds length and in a separate folder marked as Sample  
   - Must be taken from the episode - not encoded separately                 
   - Stream samples are recommended for any rip that is deemed questionable: 
     i.e. no IVTC possible on source, IVTC to 24.975fps etc                  
                                                                             
                                                                             
  Propers:                                                                   
   - Propers are only permitted in the case of a technical flaw in the       
     original release (i.e. Bad IVTC, Interlacing, missing footage, resizing 
     720p source, bad crop, commercials, bad x264 settings used, etc)        
   - Sample of propered release is encouraged                                
   - Proper reason must be stated in nfo                                     
   - Qualitative propers are not allowed                                     
   - Propers based upon the rules set forth here are allowed only on         
     releases that come after this document is made public                   
                                                                             
                                                                             
  Directory Naming:                                                          
   - Show.Name.SXXEXX.720p.HDTV.x(X)264-GROUP                                
   - For daily shows or sports, Show.Name.YYYY-MM-DD.720p.HDTV.x(X)264-GROUP 
   - ALL others are FORBIDDEN. (e.g 0x00 000 EXX.EP.TITLE)                   
   - The use of AC3 or AC3.X.X is FORBIDDEN.                                 
   - READ.NFO is allowed, however, discretion is recommended                 
     PROPER.READ.NFO is NOT needed. NFO is REQUIRED to have reason, and is   
     purely redundant                                                        
   - Other permitted tags are: PROPER, REPACK, RERIP, REAL, UNCUT, DUBBED,   
     SUBBED, INTERNAL                                                        
   - Acceptable characters in naming a directory include (NO spaces, double  
     dots or underscores - single dots ONLY):                                
                                                                             
       ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ                                            
       abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz                                            
       0123456789 .-                                                         
                                                                             
                                                                             
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                        읕컴[ NOTES TO THE RULES ]컴켸                       
                                                                             
                                                                             
  Source related notes:                                                      
   - This ruleset only applies to episodes capped from HDTV sources,         
     not HDDVD and Bluray.                                                   
   - HD lite is allowed. HD lite is defined for our purposes as any 1080x    
     source that is not full 1920x1080                                       
   - Upconverted sources are not allowed                                     
                                                                             
                                                                             
  Internals:                                                                 
   - All INTERNALS must follow TX264E2K7 rules, apart from the time length   
     rules and multi-language audio tracks rule (and will not be considered  
     as dupes)                                                               
   - NOTE: INTERNAL dirfix is allowed as a basis of avoiding a nuke          
                                                                             
                                                                             
  Ripping related notes:                                                     
   - Multi-language audio tracks are allowed                                 
     Multiple languages should be muxed into the MKV. These languages must   
     be identified in the container when muxing                              
   - NO intros, outros, betweenos, or any other form of defacement of the    
     episode will be tolerated                                               
                                                                             
                                                                             
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            The 720p x264 TV Releasing Standards 2007 (2007-05-08)           
                                                                             
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                        --------[ GROUPS ]--------                         
                                                                             
              TVX2642K7 rules created by the following Groups:               
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                 442 BiA BamHD CTU DIMENSION GOTHiC hV YesTV                 
                                                                             
              TVX2642K7 rules signed by the following Groups:                
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                             aAF DHD NBS PiX SFM                             
                                                                             
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   ----[    Edited By dill 2007. Respect goes to all x264 teams.     ]----