[icecast] OddCast or IceCast screws up extended characters
msmith at xiph.org
Mon Jul 28 01:54:10 UTC 2003
On Monday 28 July 2003 10:43, Ross Levis wrote:
> I'll purposely attach an HTML encoded message in case some of you are using
> 7-bit ascii readers.
> I have a number of songs which use extended ASCII characters in the arist
> or title such as Màire Brennan - I Láthair Dé. The Current Song in the
> IceCast status.xsl replaces every extended character plus 1 or 2 characters
> after it with some strange character. So effectivly shortens the title
Probably a (minor) icecast bug. We should be sending "Content-Type: text/html;
charset=UTF-8", and ensuring that we're actually sending UTF-8 (it looks like
we are sending UTF-8 here, but not setting the content charset correctly).
> somewhat but it's mostly still there. When listening to the stream with
> Winamp 2.9x, the title shows as "M - I L". I'm not kidding.
This could be a winamp bug, or it could an oddcast bug, or (most likely), it
could be an icecast bug. It's difficult to tell: this bit of winamp's
metadata protocol is entirely undocumented. What character set is this stuff
meant to be in?
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