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Subject: Re: Unicode question

Re: Unicode question

From: Johan Vromans <>
Date: 31 Dec 2008 23:47:41 +0100

Johan Vromans <> writes:

> So, if the ID3 tags are in ISO-8859.1, how come RockBox displays the
> contents correctly? Or am I overlooking something?
> I ask this since I'm about to update all my MP3 files, and one of the
> things I want to do is to store artist and title information in
> Unicode in the ID3 tags. Before doing so, I want to make sure that the
> information will be displayed correctly.

Update: Apparently, RockBox treats information in ID3 tags as being
encoded in ISO-8859.1 while it treats filenames as being encoded in
Unicode. Is that a correct observation?

-- Johan
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Received on 2008-12-31

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