[mythtv] Qt4 port: database character set change necessary
stuart at tase.co.uk
Mon Mar 24 18:30:12 UTC 2008
On Monday 24 March 2008 17:52:00 Denys Dmytriyenko wrote:
> > After my last move to a different backend machine I completely dropped
> > the database and created a new one with utf-8 as it's character set.
> Same here. I had to convert my MythMusic and MythVideo tables to UTF8 long
> time ago, as to be able to see non-latin characters. And I know many more
> people have done the same. So I'd vote for native UTF8 support in Myth,
> regardless of 3 times bigger char() and varchar() in MySQL.
We've always used UTF8, just stored in latin1 fields for space reasons. All
reported utf8 problems were fixed, so I can only guess you never bothered to
report them. *sigh*
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