On 05/11/07 18:10, VDR User wrote:
> I think the best question to be asking concerning UTF-8 isn't if you
> personally like the idea but rather what's better in terms of design.
> That consideration should outweigh any other.  You certainly don't
> want to create a situation where you're doing a lot more work then
> necessary in the long run, and if there's a better way to do something
> then why not let the software and end-users benefit by it?  Even if it
> means more hassle now.  It sounds like UTF-8 is a pain in the ass but
> it's also a one-time thing.  Once you've got it working correctly, it
> shouldn't need much maintenance (if any).
> Since Klaus has pointed out he has no real interest in UTF-8 himself,
> maybe the task of doing -proper- implementation could be assigned to
> other perfectly capable developers who are willing to do it.  This way
> it can be properly implemented and Klaus wouldn't have to fuss with it
> at all, allowing him to focus on code he actually wants to write.

Well, at some point I'd have to deal with it, anyway, if it's supposed
to become part of the core VDR code. So I'd rather do it myself now.


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