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Re: trouble with to_char('L')

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Mikko <mhannesy(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: trouble with to_char('L')
Date: 2009-04-22 17:58:48
Message-ID: 20090422175848.GC10358@alvh.no-ip.org (view raw or flat)
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Mikko escribió:
> On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 2:13 AM, Alvaro Herrera
> <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com> wrote:
> > Ouch ... I thought that was the way that Windows designated UTF8
> > locales, but maybe I am wrong.
> 
> Ok, now I found out that Windows doesn't support locales with encoding
> using more than two bytes per character and initdb falls back to 1252.
> 
> http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/x99tb11d.aspx

Hmm.

Does this imply that we shouldn't allow UTF8 database on Windows at all?

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Alvaro Herrera                                http://www.CommandPrompt.com/
The PostgreSQL Company - Command Prompt, Inc.

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