[vlc-devel] [PATCH 2/4] Mimic a behavior of GNU libiconv on OS/2
komh78 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 2 05:58:39 CET 2012
KO Myung-Hun wrote:
> Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote:
>> Le mardi 10 janvier 2012 14:07:03 KO Myung-Hun, vous avez écrit :
>>> DBCS countries assign their currency symbol to '\', ASCII 92. This causes
>>> an unexpected behavior when converting a directory separator on OS/2.
>> WTF? You mean that iconv() on OS/2 converts the ASCII backslash to the South
>> Korean Won (KRW) symbol? Which 'tocode's are concerned?
> Yes. If CVTTYPE_PATH is not specified.
> That is, if 'tocode' is Unicode(UTF-8, UCS-2) and 'fromcode' is Korean
> codepage(EUC-KR, CP949), then '\'[5c] will be converted to KRW[20a9].
>>> In case of GNU libiconv, it does not treat '\', ASCII 92, as a currency
>>> symbol at all. So let's mimic GNU libiconv.
>> Maybe I see where you are going. But will that not corrupt the KRW symbol when
>> it is actually found in subtitles?
> I think, this is an inevitable problem. And this is not a specific to
> OS/2 if converting a NLS string to an Unicode string.
> However, if the subtitles are in Unicode, there will be no problem at all.
Using Mozilla SeaMonkey 2.0.14
Under OS/2 Warp 4 for Korean with FixPak #15
On Intel Core2Duo T5500 1.66GHz with 2GB RAM
Korean OS/2 User Community : http://www.ecomstation.co.kr
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