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Re: UTF8 characters

From: adey <adey11(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Peter Eisentraut" <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org, "PostgreSQL Admin" <postgres(at)productivitymedia(dot)com>
Subject: Re: UTF8 characters
Date: 2006-07-25 10:27:01
Message-ID: 1c66bda80607250327k445186cesa5e36430929a4a22@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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I had the same problem when upgrading v7.4 database to v8, SQL-ASCII to UTF8
- we had to replace single backslashes with double backslashes in the
v7 database to get the data to display correctly, then dump and restore in
v8 / UTF8. Have we done something wrong please?

On 7/22/06, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> wrote:
>
> PostgreSQL Admin wrote:
> > I had my database set to SQL_ASCII and switched to UTF8, but now I
> > notice that I must add a slash for periods/dots ( \. vs . ) to insert
> > into varchar.   Is this normal?
>
> No.
>
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