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Re: [PATCH] GeoIP module: UTF-8 support in city names

January 27, 2011 05:38AM
On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 01:33:30PM +0300, Denis F. Latypoff wrote:

> 27.01.2011, 13:26, "Igor Sysoev" <igor@sysoev.ru>:
> > On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 01:19:36PM +0300, Denis F. Latypoff wrote:
> >
> >>  Hello, by default GeoIP returns ISO-8859-1 encoded city names which
> >>  is not suitable sometimes (e.g varchar utf8 in the DB may cause broken
> >>  names, etc). So attached patch allows to use UTF-8 in city names.
> >
> > May be, it's better to use UTF-8 always ?
> > Will it break current non-UTF-8 setups ?
>
> I'd prefer UTF-8 by default, but yes it will break current setup.
> People might used special decoders from latin1 to utf-8, so
> default utf-8 may break behavior.

Could you show examples of such names in latin1 ?


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[PATCH] GeoIP module: UTF-8 support in city names

Denis F. Latypoff 2795 January 27, 2011 05:20AM

Re: [PATCH] GeoIP module: UTF-8 support in city names

Igor Sysoev 685 January 27, 2011 05:28AM

Re: [PATCH] GeoIP module: UTF-8 support in city names

Denis F. Latypoff 606 January 27, 2011 05:34AM

Re: [PATCH] GeoIP module: UTF-8 support in city names

Igor Sysoev 708 January 27, 2011 05:38AM

Re: [PATCH] GeoIP module: UTF-8 support in city names

Denis F. Latypoff 548 January 27, 2011 05:44AM

Re: [PATCH] GeoIP module: UTF-8 support in city names

Igor Sysoev 907 January 27, 2011 05:50AM



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