[Ffmpeg-devel] AVOptions

Måns Rullgård mru
Tue Sep 13 21:59:40 CEST 2005

"Fran?ois Revol" <revol at free.fr> writes:

>> "Dario Andrade" <dario at ip.tv> writes:
>> >> The point was that you can't use strcasecmp, because setlocale can
>> >> > break it.
>> >> 
>> >> It could, but AFAIK all commonly used encodings are ASCII 
>> > > compatible.
>> >> Things like UTF-16 are rarely used.
>> >
>> > UTF8 is becoming pretty popular in Java.
>> UTF-8 is becoming popular in many places.  Java uses utf-16
>> internally, well in line with all the other absurd things it does.
> BeOS has been using UTF-8 by default everywhere for years...

That's of course good.  I've also been using utf-8 for quite a while
in Linux.  The problem is when people insist on sending mail (usually
with ms outlook) with the wrong encoding specified in the headers.
Similarly with web pages, ID3 tags, etc.

M?ns Rullg?rd
mru at inprovide.com

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