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Subject: Re: The playlist bug

Re: The playlist bug

From: Hardeep Sidhu <hardeeps_at_pobox.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2005 11:00:09 -0800

Magnus Holmgren wrote:
> Jani Kinnunen wrote:
>
>>> I've also noticed that if the playlist contains file names which have
>>> scandinavian letters, Rockbox keeps skipping them. That occurs only
>>> when I
>>> try to play such a files from a playlist. They'll play fine from the dir
>>> browser.
>>
>> When will that bug be fixed? This is very annoying to me, since I've
>> lots of MP3 files which have scandinavian characters in their names,
>> and I don't want to play them separately each time.
>
>
> It is quite easy to work around actually. Just make sure the playlists
> are containing UTF8-encoded text (rather than e.g., Latin-1), and you'll
> be fine.
>
> So, I'm not sure I'd call it a bug really. Missing feature yes, as the
> playlist loader could try using the configured codepage too, or do some
> sort of auto-detection.

Would someone provide a playlist that reproduces this problem please.

-Hardeep
Received on 2005-12-22

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