[Ffmpeg-devel] AVOptions

Rich Felker dalias
Tue Sep 13 22:37:50 CEST 2005

On Tue, Sep 13, 2005 at 03:20:10PM -0300, Dario Andrade wrote:
> > 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.
> But sincerely, I don?t undertand why option keys can't just be enforced as
> ascii 7-bit clean?

They can, and are. The problem is that you just can't use strcasecmp
for case-insensitive comparisons, because it will compare the strings
in the current locale.


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