[vlc-devel] [VLC] #3054: Default charset for EPG should be ISO-6937

Marian Ďurkovič md at bts.sk
Tue Aug 18 09:05:17 CEST 2009

On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 08:54:38AM +0200, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Aug 2009 08:42:16 +0200, Marian Ďurkovič <md at bts.sk> wrote:
> > NB: I tested several western FTA feeds on Astra 19.2 E and they properly
> > declare charset by sending 0x05 as the first byte of all texts
> > (ISO8859-9).
> ISO-8859-9 is a *Turkish* character set... sounds wrong for a Western TV
> channel.

Well, this is what they broadcast... Selecting ISO 8859-1 requires 3 bytes
(0x10 0x00 0x01) according to spec, while selecting ISO 8859-9 just one (0x05)
and BTW, the spec calls ISO 8859-9 "West European & Turkish" as only 6
characters are different from ISO 8859-1.

   With kind regards,


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