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

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de
Wed Feb 28 11:54:14 CET 2007

On Wed, Feb 28, 2007 at 11:41:44AM +0100, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 28, 2007 at 05:26:55PM +0800, Zuxy Meng wrote:
> > 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?
> What source files are affected?  The idea is really that all sources
> should be ASCII and all the rest UTF-8.  I think this is the decision we
> came to when discussing this some time ago because some (legacy?)
> compilers might possibly choke on UTF-8.  latin-1 is bad, this needs to
> be fixed in any case.

IIRC TOOLS/checktree.sh can tell you...

Reimar Döffinger

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