[mythtv-users] Character encoding problem in UK Radio Times XML
knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Fri Jun 17 08:55:54 UTC 2005
On 6/17/05, Neil Bird <neil at fnxweb.com> wrote:
> I'm noticing that I keep getting 'Æ' characters in Myth where I guess
> RT is supplying 'proper' quote characters. I'm also guessing that this
> is an encoding issue; my FC3 is running UTF-8, and I suppose RT is
> using 'Doze Latin1.
> Is everyone else using RT XML getting this, or have I got something I
> can fix? Or can I work around it anyway?
I checked one of the XML files in Firefox and it reckons it's
ISO-8859-1. If you don't want to change to use the Latin character
set, you could run tv_grab_uk_rt manually to produce the XML files,
then run them through a script to replace the 'Æ' with a ". Finally
run mythfilldatabase to import the data into Myth.
Probably an easier solution out there - have you tried temp changing
to 8859-1 to see if the problem disappears?
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