[Abcde-users] Encoding in tags

Steve McIntyre steve at einval.com
Mon Sep 17 13:33:46 BST 2012

On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 11:55:44AM +0100, Reuben Thomas wrote:
>On 17 September 2012 11:41, Atte André Jensen <atte at email.dk> wrote:
>> Hi
>> I'm getting strange characters when I rip CDs with scandinavian chars (,
>> like æ,ø or å) in the tags. Any ideas how to solve this?
>> NB: I'm running abcde 2.5.2 under arch linux.
>For me, the current subversion version works fine, from:
>(abcde --version for me says "2.5.4-UNRELEASED")
>The fix is in r360 & r361 (the latter is the latest revision of SVN),
>which switches to using eyeD3 for UTF-8 tagging.
>(I deduce that it now works out of the box from the fact that my
>~/.abcde.conf contains no tagging-related settings, and yet abcde
>produces beautifully-UTF-8-tagged albums.)
>Developers: please could we have a release? There have been no further
>checkins since r361; as demonstrated by this query, it's an issue
>affecting users; and as demonstrated by my experience, the fix appears
>to work fine.

Yup, agreed. I spoke to Colin earlier and he said he'd get a new
release done tonight.

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve at einval.com
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