[vorbis] UTF8_LANG: a much better idea
goemon at anime.net
Thu Jan 10 22:58:36 PST 2002
On Thu, 10 Jan 2002, Glenn Maynard wrote:
> It comes down to this: mark the language of text with U+E0001 LANGUAGE
> TAG, followed by the RFC 3066 language ID (ie. "ja") encoded in
> lowercase ASCII plus 0xE0000.
> There's really nothing needed in the spec, except to 1: recommend its
> use, and 2: define where language tags go out of scope (at the end of
> the tag--that is, language tags shouldn't scope between tags.)
> This also eliminates the major restrictions of UTF8_LANG; you can change
> language if you want, wherever you want.
This seems to be a better solution.
> We could even make vcomment automatically add some of these tags.
I would hope so.
If stock vorbis utils don't handle it, you could hardly blame others for
not doing it either :-P
> If the local encoding is Shift-JIS, we're pretty safe adding the Japanese
Local encoding for japanese on Linux is EUC-JP (korean it's EUC-KR).
I don't know about others.
[-] Omae no subete no kichi wa ore no mono da. [-]
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