[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #2491: epg encoding is ISO-8859-6 is it possible to display
janne-mythtv at grunau.be
Thu Sep 28 18:27:06 UTC 2006
On Thursday 28 September 2006 15:40, MythTV wrote:
> #2491: epg encoding is ISO-8859-6 is it possible to display
> I'm having a problem displaying EPG in Arabic. the EPG encoding
> coming from showtime network is ISO-8859-6 (arabic encoding)
Are you sure it is correctly declared as ISO-8859-6? Some german TV
channels don't declare their texts as ISO-8859-1 but use this encoding
> and the sql database is set to UTF-8.
This might be a part of the problem.
> is there a way to convert the text from
> iso-8859-6 to UTF-8 before inserting to the database.
This is done. We use the database just as transparent byte storage. ie.
we write the raw UTF-8 data to the database.
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