Generic API useless with Unicode for ID3v2?

Scott Wheeler wheeler at
Wed Oct 17 16:08:52 CEST 2007

Andreas Klöckner wrote:
> In particular, that means you can't reliably use the generic API with Unicode 
> data on ID3v2 files.

This is all actually quite easy, if not particularly obvious from the 
API.  All you have to do is call:


After that all text frames that are written will use the specified 
encoding (unless they are specifically overridden on an frame-by-frame 


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