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Re: Unicode UTF-8 table formatting for psql text output

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Roger Leigh <rleigh(at)codelibre(dot)net>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>, "Brad T(dot) Sliger" <brad(at)sliger(dot)org>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>, Selena Deckelmann <selenamarie(at)gmail(dot)com>, Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Roger Leigh <rleigh(at)debian(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Unicode UTF-8 table formatting for psql text output
Date: 2009-09-30 15:09:33
Message-ID: 15196.1254323373@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Roger Leigh <rleigh(at)codelibre(dot)net> writes:
> The language in SUSv2 in fact explicitly states that this is
> allowed.  In fact, I've seen documentation that some UNIX systems such
> as HPUX already do have a UTF-8 C locale as an option.

I don't argue with the concept of a C.UTF8 locale --- in fact I think
it sounds pretty useful.  What I think is 100% broken is trying to make
C locale work that way.  C locale is supposed to be the traditional
locale-ignorant, characters-are-bytes behavior.

			regards, tom lane

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