[vdr] vdr-1.3.27 and UTF-8

Johannes Stezenbach js at linuxtv.org
Wed Jul 20 15:36:02 CEST 2005

Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> Harald Milz wrote:
> >It seems nobody cares about this functionality when it was against 1.3.24
> >and we're now working on 1.3.28. Will 1.3.28 be UTF-8 capable? Klaus,
> >please. I understand you get lots of patches solving only minor and local
> >problems but this is about international use of vdr and IMHO important
> >enough. 
> Well, UTF-8 is something I, personally, absolutely don't need - and don't 
> want!
> So any implementation of UTF-8 in VDR will, first and foremost, have to be
> _completely_ enclosed in #ifdefs, so that a "clean" version of VDR can be
> compiled ;-)
> That said, there will be no UTF-8 support in the official version 1.4 of 
> VDR.
> Maybe later, but it has no big priority for me...

What's the problem with utf-8? Why do you consider it "unclean"?

just curious,

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