[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.5.3

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Mon Jun 11 11:57:06 CEST 2007


On 06/11/2007 11:50 AM, Ludwig Nussel wrote:
> 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?

I guess they do, because they need to be "certified for P*******" ;-)

Klaus



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