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Month: March 2016

Re: [trinity-devel] Re: TQString::fromUtf8 vs TQString::fromLatin1

From: Fat-Zer <fatzer2@...>
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2016 10:47:33 +0300
2016-03-23 10:34 GMT+03:00 deloptes <deloptes@...>:
> Michele Calgaro wrote:
> Thank you for the explanations. This confirms my understanding of the
> matter, but does not explain why I get mangled characters at the end.
> The old Nokia phone (5530) seems to be Latin1 (ISO-8859-15). So I get on
> syncrequest std::string data. I do
>         TQString data = TQString::fromUtf8(, item.size());
> With my N9 or the filesync (TDE filesystem) it works fine, but with the 5530
> I get the german ü/ä/ö mangled.

Sorry about that, my mistake... fromUtf8() is safe to use instead of
fromAscii() off coarse. for upper part of latin1 table it will give
different result... You are supposed to manually set encoding (and
likely let the user to choose it in this case), and use TQTextCodec to
decode strings

> There seems to be something I do not understand correctly - or indeed I
> should use fromLocal8Bit(). I read about this time ago and compared the way
> KDE4 handles it. Now they are tricky using QByteArray and I was wondering
> if TQByteArray could do the work.
> I'll ask also the syncevo team, if one could pass the encoding to the
> config. This way we'll be able to handle it properly.
> regards
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