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From:Kenji HIROHAMA Date:July 3 2007 9:42am
Subject:Re: Field size for UTF-8 characters
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I believe varchar(50) means 50 characters, not 50 bytes.
So, usually I don't care when designing table schema at all, for
Japanese characters.

On 7/3/07, Cathy Murphy <cathy@stripped> wrote:
> I am limiting text to 50 chars in mysql field by varchar(50) ( UTF-8
> enabled)
> but what if the user enters 50 japanese chars, does mysql accomodate it OR
> we have to consider some buffer during design ?
> --
> Cathy

Kenji Hirohama
Field size for UTF-8 charactersCathy Murphy3 Jul
  • Re: Field size for UTF-8 charactersBen Clewett3 Jul
  • Re: Field size for UTF-8 charactersKenji HIROHAMA3 Jul