[vorbis] OT: WinNT(2000) player to open files with unicode names?

Beni Cherniavksy cben at techunix.technion.ac.il
Sun Oct 21 05:54:00 PDT 2001

On Sun, 14 Oct 2001, Peter Pawlowski wrote:

> This is a well-known limitation of Winamp and will be hopefully fixed in
> final Winamp3. It might help to change some Win2k international settings
> (but I've never tried that). See Winamp bug reports forum for more info -
> http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=60931
> -Peter

Thanks, that helped!  (For the tired to read ones: Control Panel ->
Regional Settings -> Change Default button in the first tab sets the
locale used in non-unicode system calls).  Now I just need to find a WA3
skin that doesn't use `bitmapfont's...  Oh, and I will need a WA3 vorbis
plugin, so it's not urgent ;)

Beni Cherniavsky <cben at tx.technion.ac.il>
                 (also scben at t2 in Technion)

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Beni Cherniavksy" <cben at techunix.technion.ac.il>
> To: <vorbis at xiph.org>
> Sent: Sunday, October 14, 2001 14:52
> Subject: [vorbis] OT: WinNT(2000) player to open files with unicode names?
> > Sorry for posting somewhat off-topic...
> >
> > Most my music files have names in hebrew (FAT32 partition).  I dual-boot
> > between a hebrew win98 (where these files are opened nicely by winamp,
> > freeamp and any other program) and a hebrew win2000, where windows media
> > player is the only program I've seen so far to open them.  All others say
> > "can't open file ???? ?? ???.ogg" (or .mp3) - both when given the file
> > name on a command line or and when selected from the player's open dialog.
> > I also wasn't able to create a playlist externally and have WMP play it
> > (what encoding does it expect the file names to be?).  WMP has no playlist
> > editor - says it all ;). Does anybody know of a normal player that can
> > open files with non-standard names?  Or other workarounds?
> >

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