From: Henrik Theiling (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Feb 22 2007 - 11:19:33 CST
Ed Trager writes:
> With MySQL, as with other software, there are large differences
> between major versions. As Henrik correctly notes, MySQL 5x has good
> support for Unicode, charsets, sorting and collation.
> Many places might however still be using MySQL 4x. Before MySQL 5x
> was available, I wrote LAMP (Linux/Apache/MySQL/PHP) applications
> (with MySQL 4.x) which used UTF-8 without any problem.
Just a short clarification: it was version 4.1 that introduced major
Unicode support -- and that's what I currently use on my Debian Sarge
So replace 4.x in Ed's post by 4.0 and everything is fine even for
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