[Icecast] Metadata in non UTF-8 encoding support (patch)

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Mon Oct 23 19:50:14 UTC 2006

On 10/23/06, mark burdett <mark at indymedia.org> wrote:
> i'd be happy with any solution.
> XML listings of streams often have parse errors due to non UTF-8
> characters in the metadata.
> (My own quick and dirty fix was for XSL to generate plain-text output..)

Right. That's a combination of a bug, and a missing feature:

bug: we don't strip/convert to ?/whatever invalid UTF-8 data from
various input sources
missing feature: no way to specify a particular conversion to UTF-8
when reading metadata.


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