[mythtv] Problem with swedish characters

joel at rosafluffmoln.nu joel at rosafluffmoln.nu
Wed Feb 19 13:20:29 EST 2003

A bit off. But it seems like xmltv is missing "SVT 1", do you have the same 


Citerar Torbjörn Jansson <torbjorn.jansson at mbox200.swipnet.se>:

> > At 17-2-03 22:25, Torbjörn Jansson wrote:
> > >I recently downloaded and installed mythtv 0.7
> > >It took a while to get it to work properly (more or less 
> > working) but there
> > >seems to be some problems with the swedish character å ä and 
> > ö (in html:
> > >&aring; &auml; and &ouml;).
> > >...
> > >I checked the output from xmltv and it properly showed the swedish
> > >characters.
> > 
> > What do you mean by "properly"? Did it show "&aring;", or did 
> > it show the 
> > characters like you can read them in Swedish?
> > If so: what viewer with what settings on which platform did you use?
> > 
> I only wrote those html codes because i wasn't sure how åäö woud look for
> others that don't live in sweden and maybe don't have a mailclient that can
> show them.
> The output from xmltv (tv_grab_sn) contains å ä and ö like it shoud, i
> checked from the linux console.
> If i try to view the program guide from mythweb all swedish characters is
> replaced with some strange 2 character code (i think it was a pi sign and
> somthing else, don't remeber exactly now)
> And if i from the web mark a program so it will be recorded it doesn't show
> up as marked for recording from mythtv, if i remeber right this happends
> only with programs that have swedish characters in the name.
> Another problem i have is that i can only change channels between 2
> channels, and when i type some numbers (i asume it is suposed to change
> channels) noting happends.
> Did i do something wrong when i installed mythtv?
> I'll do some more tests when i get home
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