[vlc-devel] Re: CVS Commit (titer)

Sigmund Augdal sigmunau at stud.ntnu.no
Wed Apr 23 11:34:44 CEST 2003

On Wed, Apr 23, 2003 at 11:29:42AM +0200, Eric Petit wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 22, 2003, cvs at videolan.org wrote:
> > Log Message:
> >  * src/libvlc.c: ask gettext for UTF-8 strings (under BeOS only for now)
> >    FIXME: currently, untranslated strings are not converted to UTF-8
>  Any idea how to fix this ? For untranslated
> strings, gettext leaves the english text unchanged
> (http://www.gnu.org/manual/gettext/html_node/gettext_149.html), so the
> BeOS english interface is currently broken. IMHO we'd have to 1) convert
> _every_ string by hand in vlc_dgettext() or 2) use UTF-8 po files, as
> most interfaces handle it correctly.
afaik plain 7 bit ascii (which should be able to reprecent all english) is
valid utf8 and should not have to be converted.

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