Re: BUG #1721: mutiple bytes character string comaprison error

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Kris Jurka <books(at)ejurka(dot)com>,Chii-Tung Liu <cdliou(at)mail(dot)cyut(dot)edu(dot)tw>, pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #1721: mutiple bytes character string comaprison error
Date: 2005-06-20 18:52:18
Message-ID: 200506201852.j5KIqIN03093@candle.pha.pa.us
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Kris Jurka <books(at)ejurka(dot)com> writes:
> > On Sun, 19 Jun 2005, Tom Lane wrote:
> >> Sorry, but UTF-8 encoding doesn't work properly on Windows (yet).
> >> Use some other database encoding.
>
> > Shouldn't we forbid its creation then?
>
> There was serious discussion of that before the 8.0 release, but
> we decided not to forbid it. Check the archives; I don't recall
> the reasoning at the moment.

UTF8 encoding works with the C locale assuming you don't care about
ordering of the character set, e.g. Japanese.

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