yes, beta 1 is still up. preparing beta 2 right now
Jorge Bastos wrote:
> The version online still beta1 right?
> I have to wait for binaries because i'm not gonna adventure to compile
> Jorge Bastos
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Reggie Burnett" <reggie@stripped>
> To: "Duncan Paul Attard" <duncanatt@stripped>
> Cc: <dotnet@stripped>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 27, 2004 4:42 PM
> Subject: Re: Unicode Problem with MySql and C#
>> This should be corrected in beta 2. When you say that you checked
>> the server and it shows character_set_connection as utf8, how were
>> you checking it? Remember that each connection can have a different
>> set of character sets so just because the command line client shows
>> utf8 doesn't mean that your connection with Connector/Net is. In
>> fact, I fixed a bug in C/net where the connector was doing a set
>> character_set_client=utf8; set character_set_results=null;
>> This is a problem because it leaves the character_set_connection as
>> the default (possibly latin1) and will convert everything sent over
>> to that charset. The right thing to do is "SET NAMES utf8; set
>> character_set_results=null". This is what beta 2 is doing and we are
>> having much better results with languages.
>> Duncan Paul Attard wrote:
>>> I have a problem regarding unicode characters and MySql.
>>> I am using MySql 4.1 and MySql Connector/NET together with
>>> My question is whether I' am making a silly mistake (or not),
>>> by not being able to store unicode characters in a simple table.
>>> The database I have created is supposed to be in unicode:
>>> 'CREATE DATABASE test CHARACTER SET utf8'.
>>> Now, connecting from C#, i am trying to write into a simple
>>> table, with one column, the value '\u0120\u0121\u0125\u0411'
>>> but when I am retrieving the value from the table, '????' is
>>> returned as a result.
>>> I don't know if its relevant, but i have checked that the
>>> server and connection are using unicode encoding:
>>> SHOW VARIABLES LIKE 'character_set_server' which returns
>>> 'utf8' as a result.
>>> SHOW VARIABLES LIKE 'character_set_connection' returns
>>> 'utf8' as a result.
>>> I would very much appreciate if someone would answer this
>>> Thanks in advance, and looking foward to hearing from someone,
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