[vlc-devel] [PATCH 1/2] lua: add a guess_encoding function to convert Latin1 to UTF8

Jean-Baptiste Kempf jb at videolan.org
Tue Aug 27 16:35:13 CEST 2013

On 27 Aug, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote :
> On Tue, 27 Aug 2013 16:28:13 +0200, Jean-Baptiste Kempf <jb at videolan.org>
> wrote:
> > On 27 Aug, Rémi Denis-Courmont wrote :
> >> There was no error, and there is no empty string. This is irrelevant.
> > 
> > But the displayed string is wrong.
> Of course. Converting from the wrong character set gives wrong output,
> which shows as wrong display. Thank you for proving my point.

The posted patches were actually correctly displaying the text in all
the three use cases. Yet you claim "There is no point in doing this",
and yet your solution fails in at least one use case out of three.

There was a point in doing this, because it had correct output.

Jean-Baptiste Kempf
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