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Old 08-23-2007, 08:30 AM   #1
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oggenc does not handle special characters correctly


Hi

When using special characters like french accents in title, album or artist oggenc only writes two ## to the tag. How can I fix this? Oggenc is version 1.0.2 .

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Old 08-23-2007, 05:10 PM   #2
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The Vorbis comment spec [0] states that field names must be ascii, but field contents are UTF-8. So, it is possible to encode special characters. If oggenc cannot do this directly (file a bug perhaps?) you will need to use a tagging app or library to fix the comments after the fact.

[0] http://xiph.org/vorbis/doc/v-comment.html
 
Old 08-24-2007, 03:42 AM   #3
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Thanks for responding. The problem I have is that I just realized that the special character get passed when under Ubuntu, but not under Mandriva and Windows, where I also tested. So I hesitate to file a bug. But I think I will do it. If you type in the command line something like:

oggenc -t "" -a ""

then you would expect it to write the tags correctly.
 
  


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