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

Zuxy Meng zuxy.meng at gmail.com
Wed Feb 28 10:47:18 CET 2007


2007/2/28, Guillaume Poirier <gpoirier at mplayerhq.hu>:
> Hi,
> 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.

Of course; it affects literal strings only.
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