[mythtv-users] Foreign character sets

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Thu Feb 4 06:37:28 UTC 2010

On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 5:24 PM, Yan Seiner <yan at seiner.com> wrote:
> Nick Rout wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 2:44 PM, Yan Seiner <yan at seiner.com> wrote:
>>> I have a bunch of Japanese movies.  Some of them get pulled in from tmdb
>>> with kanji (japanese characters), some with their American names, and
>>> some
>>> with their japanese names in roman characters.  I would really like for
>>> all
>>> of them to be in kanji.
>>> However, the japanese input system doesn't seem to work, and I can't cut
>>> and
>>> paste into the screen edit window.  Short of directly editing the
>>> database,
>>> I'm out of ideas on how to get kanji into the movie title.
>>> Is there some CLI utility for editing the database?
>> mysql?
>> But (1) hand editing is frowned on (2) I wouldn't have a clue about
>> how to enter foreign characters in there anyway.
> Well, tmdb manages quite well.  It's gotten many of the films right, so
> mysql + myth handles the characters.  The problem is getting them stuffed in
> there.
> I have no clue how to do that.  :-(

Me neither. Living in an English speaking country has insulated me
from the complexities of internationalisation!

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