[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] lavc: make invalid UTF-8 in subtitle output a non-fatal error

wm4 nfxjfg at googlemail.com
Sat Aug 10 14:36:16 CEST 2013

On Sat, 10 Aug 2013 14:12:17 +0200
Nicolas George <nicolas.george at normalesup.org> wrote:

> Le tridi 23 thermidor, an CCXXI, wm4 a écrit :
> > The new patches are even worse because not only is it hilariously broken
> > and insufficient, and doesn't even allow the application to work around
> > ffmpeg's broken behavior by processing the data before passing it to
> > libavcodec. Sorry for speaking the truth so blatantly.
> Please refrain from this kind of completely wrong statements until you
> actually understand how things work.

That's a funny statement from someone who thinks he can probe 8
bit legacy encodings by trying to convert them one after another with
iconv() until the first that succeeds. That's a really nice way to get
broken text, isn't that what you want to prevent?

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