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Re: Russian characters

From: Manuel Sugawara <masm(at)fciencias(dot)unam(dot)mx>
To: aarni(dot)ruuhimaki(at)kymi(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Russian characters
Date: 2004-01-29 04:57:30
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Aarni Ruuhimäki <aarni(dot)ruuhimaki(at)kymi(dot)com> writes:

> Hi all,
> 
> Could I have guidelines on how to store and display (generic ?) 
> Russian characters right, and Spanish as well, for that matter,
> alongside with nordic / latin1 ? Encoding ? Running RH 7.3 + Pg
> 7.4.1. Is this even possible ?

If you want to store multilingual chars you must use some encoding
that supports that, UTF-8 (Unicode) for instance. Displaying those
chars isn't PostgreSQL issue. The client must be correctly configured
(and should support the corresponding encoding) to display those
chars.

Regards,
Manuel.

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