Tom Lane wrote:
> Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> >> The correct encoding name is "UTF-8".
> > True, but Peter says the ANSI standard calls it UTF8 so that's what I
> > used.
> What SQL99 actually says is
> - UTF8 specifies the name of a character repertoire that consists
> of every character represented by The Unicode Standard Version
> 2.0 and by ISO/IEC 10646 UTF-8, where each character is encoded
> using the UTF-8 encoding, occupying from 1 (one) through 6
> That is, "UTF8" is an identifier chosen to refer to an encoding which
> they know perfectly well is really called UTF-8. We should probably
> follow the same convention of using UTF8 in code identifiers and UTF-8
> in documentation. In particular, UTF_8 with an underscore is sanctioned
> by nobody and should be avoided.
OK, new version with utf_8 changed to utf8. The docs mention UTF-8 when
talking about the encoding, but UTF8 when listing the code to use.
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