[MPlayer-dev-eng] [RFC] Use utf-8 for all source files?

Guillaume Poirier gpoirier at mplayerhq.hu
Wed Feb 28 10:42:44 CET 2007


Zuxy Meng wrote:
> Hi,
> Currently most source files with 8-bit letters are latin1 encoded, but
> by default mplayer actually use UTF-8 as its internal representation;
> the result is that under certain locale, some authors' names (such as
> Reimar's) are displayed with ?. Maybe we can run a 'iconv' over all
> such files?

I don't have any strong opinion about this, as long as all supported
GCC versions as well as "exotic" compilers don't choke on such files.


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