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

Edward Wang edward.c.wang at compdigitec.com
Tue Aug 27 19:14:38 CEST 2013

On Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 7:09 PM, Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net> wrote:
> I really do not think that one call to a function that detects UTF-8 and falls
> back to Latin-1

IsUTF8 ( psz_input ) ? strdup ( psz_input ) : FromLatin1 ( psz_input );

If input string is UTF8
-> return said string [implies string is UTF8 by IF statement]
else [implies string is NOT UTF8]
-> return said string converted to UTF8
IsUTF8 ( psz_input ) ?

I don't see where the "falling back" is?

    Edward Wang

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