[FFmpeg-devel] [RFC][PATCH] ffmpeg: add option to transform metadata using iconv

James Darnley james.darnley at gmail.com
Wed Sep 23 14:48:08 CEST 2015

On 2015-09-22 20:22, Nicolas George wrote:
> Le primidi 1er vendémiaire, an CCXXIV, James Darnley a écrit :

>> + at item -metadata_iconv_code_page_list @var{code_page_list}
>> +Force the metadata from input files to be converted through the given codepages
>> +using iconv. This allows the user to correct
>> + at uref{https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mojibake, mojibake} providing they know the
>> +correct code pages to use.
> I will have some more technical comments later. For now, I would just remark
> that I believe "code page" is not the wording I would suggest: it refers to
> proprietary and obsolete implementations. IMHO, the best way to refer to
> this is "character encoding".

Then I will change all instances of "code page" to "character encoding"
even in the code, except for one in the docs which I might change to
"character encoding (code page)" unless that will be confusing for users.

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