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Support specifying icecast charset in extended m3u playlist #422

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crocket opened this Issue Nov 12, 2018 · 2 comments

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crocket commented Nov 12, 2018

Many CJK internet radio stations use non-unicode character set for icy title. Non-unicode characters break MPD clients.

I find it desirable to extend m3u further as follows.

#EXTM3U
#EXTINF:-1 charset=shift-jis,FM Apple Wave
http://sdfsdfsdf.com/sdfsdf
#EXTINF:-1 charset=big5,FM Cat
http://fmcat.com/
#EXTINF:-1 charset=cp949,FM SDFG
http://sdfg.com/radio
...

EPG programs use similar syntax for extra information.

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MaxKellermann commented Nov 12, 2018

What is this "similar syntax"? Please point me to a specification document.
The syntax you cited above, did you make this up, or is this something some other program is already using? This doesn't look like a good solution, because this limits its use to URLs contained in M3U.

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crocket commented Nov 12, 2018

I don't think there is a specification, but I found

Each station can use a different character encoding for icy title. That's why I thought it was appropriate to assign charset to each station. Different regions use different character encodings for icy title.

Can you think of a better solution?

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