Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca> writes:
> On Mon, Oct 10, 2005 at 10:27:27AM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
>> No, SQL_ASCII represents the complete absence of any encoding
>> knowledge. With this database setting, changing client_encoding is a
>> complete no-op. Postgres will just absorb and re-emit strings exactly
>> as they were supplied originally, no matter what client_encoding is.
> The documents remain pretty confusing about this, assuming I still
> understand the current state of affairs (always a dangerous
> assumption). The chart in
> <http://developer.postgresql.org/docs/postgres/multibyte.html>, for
> instance, says "SQL_ASCII" supports "ASCII". I'm not sure what to do
> about this (I've noticed it before, and run into the same quandary).
You're right, the documentation basically doesn't explain this at all :-(
I'll try to add something.
regards, tom lane
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