[mythtv] Unicode in OSD

Michael Selivanov mikes at xpert.com
Wed Aug 6 12:31:54 EDT 2003

What is the difference between EPG code and OSD? Does it use different approaches? 
If I understand correctly, EPG output is using QT routines. What is the case with OSD?

-----Original Message-----
From: Isaac Richards [mailto:ijr at po.cwru.edu]
Sent: Tuesday, August 05, 2003 6:07 PM
To: Development of mythtv
Subject: Re: [mythtv] Unicode in OSD

On Tuesday 05 August 2003 06:58 am, foofoo wrote:
> I've seen that.
> A) you need to use true type font that supports Unicode (don't remember now
> if the one that myth is using by default does).
> B) there seems to be some kind of a problem in the sterilization process
> the text is going through, its forced to be latin1 when sent from the
> backend to the frontend (although the last time I've checked it was around
> the .7 release).

Anything that can't easily be converted to latin1 can't be displayed at all by 
the current OSD font drawing routines..  someone'll need to fix that up.

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