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Re: Problem with langage encoding

From: Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer(at)nic(dot)fr>
To: Craig Ringer <craig(at)postnewspapers(dot)com(dot)au>
Cc: Ronald Vyhmeister <rvyhmeister(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Problem with langage encoding
Date: 2008-11-28 15:13:25
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On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 02:34:17AM +0900,
 Craig Ringer <craig(at)postnewspapers(dot)com(dot)au> wrote 
 a message of 188 lines which said:

> > ERROR:  character 0xc3bd of encoding "UTF8" has no equivalent in "WIN1251"
> Which it does not; that character is "???" (HANGUL SYLLABLE SSYEG) 

No, I don't think so. I think that 0xc3bd is the binary value, and
0xc3bd in UTF-8 is U+00FD (LATIN SMALL LETTER Y WITH ACUTE) which is
less surprising. It is in Latin-1 but not in WIN1251.

In KOI8-R, FD is the Shcha, a common letter in Russian, so I wonder if
the database was really in Latin-1.

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