[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] "Mojibake" in Japanese

Michael Niedermayer michaelni at gmx.at
Tue Feb 14 22:36:04 CET 2012

On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 03:22:19AM +0900, Tetsuya Yoshida wrote:
> Hi.
> I rewrote patch for Mojibake of ID3 tags.
> '--id3-encoding' option has been added to configure options.
> libavformat will be able to support all languages.
> If you do not specify an --id3-encoding option, it remains traditional.
> If FFMpeg has been distributed as a package, not benefit from this option.
> It would be a challenge for the future.

> Do you have a good idea?

It is maybe easier for the end user of a package if it could be
selected at runtime.
For example with a environment variable.

Still better would be if autodetection could be done, is there some
readily available software (like iconv) that can guess from a char*
what encoding is used ?


Michael     GnuPG fingerprint: 9FF2128B147EF6730BADF133611EC787040B0FAB

If a bugfix only changes things apparently unrelated to the bug with no
further explanation, that is a good sign that the bugfix is wrong.
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