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Re: BUG #1775: UTF8 to ISO does not convert the german "sharp s" (ß)

From: "John Hansen" <john(at)geeknet(dot)com(dot)au>
To: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>,"Peter Eisentraut" <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: <pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org>, "Marcus Raphelt" <marcus(at)raphelt(dot)de>
Subject: Re: BUG #1775: UTF8 to ISO does not convert the german "sharp s" (&szlig;)
Date: 2005-07-19 22:35:33
Message-ID: 5066E5A966339E42AA04BA10BA706AE50A9388@rodrick.geeknet.com.au (view raw or flat)
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Magnus Hagander Wrote:
> > > PostgreSQL 8.0 does not support UTF8 on Win32. You will need to 
> > > convert the file before you load it into the database - 
> look at for 
> > > example the GNU iconv program to do this.
> > 
> > PostgreSQL does not support UTF8 locales on Windows, but 
> the character 
> > conversion should work the same on all platforms, shouldn't it?
> 
> I thought that was also handled in the locale code. But now 
> that you say it, it's probably not - it should be the same.
> I'll withdraw my comment then, clearly wrong. Thanks for 
> clearing that up.

Currently, it is very much so handled by the systems locale support,
hence it is handled differently depending on platform.

ICU support should make it to 8.1 I hear, which will make the bahaviour
uniform.

... John

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