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Re: UTF-8 and LIKE vs =

From: David Wheeler <david(at)kineticode(dot)com>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Ian Barwick <barwick(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: UTF-8 and LIKE vs =
Date: 2004-08-23 23:01:47
Message-ID: 69A340E4-F558-11D8-990D-000A95972D84@kineticode.com (view raw or flat)
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On Aug 23, 2004, at 3:59 PM, Tom Lane wrote:

>> But is it possible to store non-UTF-8 data in a UNICODE database?
>
> In theory not ... but I think there was a discussion earlier that
> concluded that our check for encoding validity is not airtight ...

Well, it it was mostly right, I wouldn't expect it to be a problem as 
much as this issue is coming up for me. If, OTOH, the encoding validity 
check leaks like a sieve, then I might indeed have a bigger problem.

Is the encoding check fixed in 8.0beta1?

Thanks,

David

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