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[mkgmap-dev] Encoding problems

From Johann Gail johann.gail at gmx.de on Wed Mar 9 20:58:29 GMT 2011

Am 09.03.2011 16:10, schrieb Rich:
> On 03/09/11 17:00, Marko Mäkelä wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 09, 2011 at 04:02:38PM +0200, Rich wrote:
>>> so it might be that the file has properly encoded characters, but the
>>> device does not properly display them ?
>> That is a possibility. Do the older Garmins (such as GPSMap 60 and Edge
>> 605/705) support anything else than the ISO 8859-1 like CP1252? I think
>> that I saw some hacked Russian firmware somewhere, with some 8-bit
>> Cyrillic encoding support, I suppose.
> no idea about older ones, but this specimen is etrex vista hcx
Do you have a garmin map, which shows the characters as expected? This 
will prove that the device could display the chars at least.

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