[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.5.3

Ludwig Nussel ludwig.nussel at suse.de
Mon Jun 11 11:50:27 CEST 2007


Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> The latest version of libsi does use the character encodings specified
> in the SI data for each string. Unfortunately, though, a certain German
> pay tv broadcaster doesn't adhere to the standard and sends the data in
> iso8859, but without marking the strings accordingly. So VDR assumes
> that they are ISO6937 (which is the default if no encoding is specified)
> and therefore converts the umlauts to garbage.
> But that's their fault, not VDR's...

How do standalone dvb receivers deal with that? Do they have an
extra workaround for that particular broadcaster?

cu
Ludwig

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