[vlc-devel] Re: Non-western character encoding

Rémi Denis-Courmont rem at videolan.org
Sun Mar 12 23:13:43 CET 2006

Le Dimanche 12 Mars 2006 21:52, Алексеев Валентин А. a écrit :
> Måns Rullgård writes:
> > KOI-8 is commonly used for Russian. It might be what Windows uses,
> > though I'm not sure.
> Russian version of Windows uses CP1251 encoding. Most Linuxes and BSD
> flavours use KOI8-R,
> sometimes UTF-8. Default Mac OS X encoding is MacCyrillic. Even CP866
> sometimes still in use.

In the end, what matters is, which is the most commonly used character 
encoding for Russia subtitles. From your report, I would assume it is 
CP1251, is it not?

Rémi Denis-Courmont
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