[gst-devel] Streaming only text

Colin Walters walters at verbum.org
Sun May 4 10:27:01 CEST 2003

On Fri, 2003-05-02 at 09:00, Magnus Bergman wrote:

> 3) In some cases it would be useful (for me) to use other char-sets than UTF-8 
> (it would be a waste of time to convert to UTF-8 and then back again). I read something 
> about gstreamer only supporting UTF-8. The question is, can text buffers have a field 
> telling about the encoding?

Signals and properties should only be in UTF-8.  The buffer text could
be in whatever encoding you want, as Benjamin says.

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