[vlc-devel] [vlc] Arabic unicode subtitles improperly displayed

Rémi Denis-Courmont rdenis at simphalempin.com
Mon Sep 8 08:21:04 CEST 2008

On Mon, 08 Sep 2008 06:06:15 +0300, dooooo <dooooo.thenewbie at gmail.com>
> As I mentioned the subtitle is Unicode and all mainstream fonts are
> Unicode-compatible .

The point is, if you add "Western" non-ASCII characters, encoded as UTF-8
in that same sample file, these are print properly, yet the Arabic
characters remain as squares. In other words, VLC does detect the character
encoding properly (as UTF-8). So this is not a character encoding problem.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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