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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
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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.



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