Generic API useless with Unicode for ID3v2?

Scott Wheeler wheeler at
Wed Oct 17 16:21:14 CEST 2007

Ismail Dönmez wrote:
> This doesn't seem to work with lame encoded files [0]. Any tips on that?
> [0]

That's almost certainly a garbage-in-garbage-out scenario.  Given that 
id3info doesn't support UTF-8, I suspect that lame / your console is 
writing UTF-8 into an ISO-8859-1 field and then id3info is just 
repeating that back to your UTF-8 console.


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