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Subject: Re: Creating fonts for Win1250

Re: Creating fonts for Win1250

From: Björn Stenberg <>
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2003 08:52:06 +0100

Greg Haerr wrote:
> Currently, all internal rockbox strings/filenames are encoded ISO8859-1.
> If this isn't the case, then this above conversion could occur
> just as the filename is converted from the directory entry.

Actually, those translations that require special characters are already using their own codepages with their own font.

I committed a patch for the fat driver that converts filenames from unicode to these different codepages. The only thing we need is to add another conversion for Unicode to ISO 8859-2 to make Juris czech translation work.

> I think all the tables we need are in the massive libiconv library,
> available from GNU. Two tables can be pulled out and used
> directly.

Sounds good. I would prefer a single straight Unicode->ISO 8859-2 table. Any volunteers?

Received on 2003-01-16

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