[mythtv] Re: [EXPerimental PATCH] BIG DVB PATCH V1.1

John Pullan jmp at tarantella.com
Mon Nov 8 17:52:21 UTC 2004


On Mon, 2004-11-08 at 08:01 +0100, Kenneth Aafl°y wrote:
> On Monday 08 November 2004 02:03, Taylor Jacob wrote:
> > > >>* Channel Names are not Ok in many (not all) cases; there's extra
> > > >>control characters embedded in the channel names:
> > > >>86 6c 61 73 74 6d 69 6e 87 75 74 65 2e 74 76  .lastmin.ute.tv
> > >
> > > Not that I'd know, they're neither expected nor displayed by my
> > > stand-alone sat receiver or dvbscan. Looking at dvbscan output it seems
> > > to be some kind of emphasis/highlighting for name display? (see attached
> > > sdt.txt)
> >
> > Obviously i need to just strip these out, since they are some sort of
> > emphasis that isn't going to do any good in Myth..
> 
> They are character set selectors, see en 300 468 annex a for details.
> I do not think just stripping them is any good..
> 

>From looking at the spec, aren't 0x86 and 0x87 emphasis characters (TBH
I'm not sure what that means) ? 

There are other control codes which do switch character sets away from
latin 1 but I don't think these are they.

Looking for clarity
--
John 



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