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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: 2004-08-24 03:49:34
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On Aug 23, 2004, at 7:47 PM, Tom Lane wrote:

>> Oh, are you sure that you got my UTF-8 data? Because it came back in
>> your reply all mangled.
> I deliberately left it half-MIME-ified so that the hex byte values 
> would
> be visible.  One of the variables we have not controlled for is whether
> what you posted is the same as what other people received --- Tim
> Allen's point about the claimed encoding of the message is very 
> relevant
> here.  Lots of mail software will try to translate encodings.

Yes, my mail client changed the UTF-8 to EUC-KR (I'm going to find out 
how to make it send everything in UTF-8). But my examples were working 
as I described in the terminal with psql (and I do have my term set to 
use utf-8), and the problem was solved by initdb --locale=C.

And now that I know to just use C, I won't worry about it again.



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