[FFmpeg-devel] file protocol with Unicode support

Kirill Gavrilov gavr.mail at gmail.com
Thu Apr 14 11:51:43 CEST 2011

2011/4/14 Reimar Döffinger <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de>

> I haven't reviewed in detail, but in principle I think it is the
> right approach.
> However we should at least avoid breaking the command-line binaries,
> since that should be simple enough.
> The way to avoid breaking them is to switch the main function to the
> wide-character one, convert the whole command-line from UTF-16 to UTF-8
> and then continue as normal.
It should be something like this (in attach - for ffmpeg)...

2011/4/14 Nicolas George <nicolas.george at normalesup.org>

> > but unambiguous Unicode (wchar_t) functions WinAPI functions are strongly
> > recommended for development.
> And in doing so, they failed utterly since they made their wchar_t 16 bits,
> which is not large enough to handle Unicode.
They did it many years ago ;).

Kirill Gavrilov,
Software designer.
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