[Ffmpeg-devel] ID3v2

Rich Felker dalias
Tue Sep 26 02:08:06 CEST 2006

On Mon, Sep 25, 2006 at 06:09:29PM +0200, Andreas ?man wrote:
> >
> >UTF8 should be default
> >
> I definitely agree on this. But it rises some more questions which
> is a bit outside the scope of the id3v2-patch itself.
> The asf-parser just cuts away the top 8 bits from the 16-bit (UTF-16?)
> encoded strings. (Which currently works quite well together
> with the ISO-8859-1 encoding). And i bet there are more places
> where some more or less random string-conversion happens.

Then fix it; don't add more of this brokenness just to conform with
existing brokenness..

> So the iconv_() functions come in handy. But i dunno if it's
> is acceptable that ffmpeg depends on iconv?

There is no need for iconv as long as everything is a form of unicode.
Converting between UTF-8, UTF-16, and UTF-32 is plenty easy.


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