[MPlayer-DOCS] [RFC] converting all files in help/ to UTF-8

Reimar Doeffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de
Thu Jul 13 15:10:52 CEST 2006

On Thu, Jul 13, 2006 at 01:17:52PM +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 12, 2006 at 08:41:35PM +0200, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> > currently MPlayer by default converts the files in help/ to UTF-8 during
> > compilation. So the question is: are there any objections to just
> > convert them to UTF-8 in our tree? e.g. are any of you having problems
> > editing UTF-8 files? Any other comments?
> I still don't have an UTF-8 system.  I'm aware that I will have to
> eventually bite the bullet and convert, but I'm not totally aware what
> this entails.  Could somebody point me at the relevant documentation?

That is not a point. vim and actually AFAIK any sane editor (i.e.
probably anything except windows notepad) can edit UTF-8 files.
I think the AUTHORS file is in UTF-8 if someone needs to test.

Reimar Doeffinger

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