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

Marian Ďurkovič md at bts.sk
Wed Sep 2 12:01:56 CEST 2009

On Wed, Sep 02, 2009 at 11:15:37AM +0200, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
> > Thus we probably need a config option named "Ignore the DVB standard and
> > use xxx charset for EPG". This would be similar to VDR approach:
> > http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/vdr/2008-March/016277.html
> We tried it for subtitles. Most users did not find the option, and assumed
> "VLC [was] broken". We need to use automated heuristic. There is NO WAY
> around.

Well, maybe we can try something with the language tag carried in EIT info.
For example, we can switch the default charset to ISO 8859-1 if we see
lang=fre tag in EIT data and keep it at ISO 6937 otherwise.

   With kind regards,


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