m3u text encoding issues

Bug #892998 reported by Daniel Schürmann on 2011-11-21
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Daniel Schürmann

Bug Description

Mixxx does not except m3u playlists with non ASCII characters encoded in Windows-1252
This is the default m3u encoding, according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M3U.

Since some applications provide m3u playlists in UTF-8, mixxx should support them too.
Mixx should also support m3u8 playlists, a m3u playlist with UTF-8 encoding.

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description: updated
Changed in mixxx:
assignee: nobody → Daniel Schürmann (daschuer)
status: New → In Progress
Daniel Schürmann (daschuer) wrote :

With the attached patch m3u playlists are exported in "Windows-1252" encoding. If this is not possible the user gets the hint to use m3u8 playlist instead.

Playlist import uses a UTF-8 detection to support UTF-8 m3u playlists.

RJ Skerry-Ryan (rryan) wrote :

Another good catch! Thanks Daniel.

Changed in mixxx:
milestone: none → 1.10.0
importance: Undecided → Medium
RJ Skerry-Ryan (rryan) on 2011-11-27
Changed in mixxx:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
RJ Skerry-Ryan (rryan) on 2011-12-25
Changed in mixxx:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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