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Re: UTF-8 and LIKE vs =

From: David Wheeler <david(at)kineticode(dot)com>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: barwick(at)gmail(dot)com, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org,Tatsuo Ishii <t-ishii(at)sra(dot)co(dot)jp>, twanger(at)bluetwanger(dot)de
Subject: Re: UTF-8 and LIKE vs =
Date: 2004-08-24 18:39:47
Message-ID: FA281952-F5FC-11D8-9420-000A95972D84@kineticode.com (view raw or flat)
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On Aug 24, 2004, at 11:29 AM, Peter Eisentraut wrote:

> Not in my experience.  The OS does not pick the locale out of the blue.
> If your vendor does not respect your preferences, choose a new vendor.

/me kicks RedHat.

> Going back to no locale is not going to happen.  We want to offer
> correct and rich semantics to our users, not cripple the system for
> some people who cannot configure their operation system correctly.

That's not the trouble so much as that the locales can be badly broken, 
and that they're useless for multilingual use.

Regards,

David

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