[MonetDB-users] Portuguese Characters

Fabian Groffen Fabian.Groffen at cwi.nl
Tue Dec 4 15:08:31 CET 2007

On 04-12-2007 13:32:23 +0100, Fabian Groffen wrote:
> With the latest JDBC driver (Canephora_p2/MCL 1.2) you can now store and
> receive non-regular characters from Windows, however they are not stored
> correctly in the database.  This is not a problem as long as you don't
> use another (non-windows) client to retrieve the data.

To clarify the horror of this problem a bit more:

If you start ADS or some other java application without the console (ie.
double clicking) you DO get the right encoding, and the characters are
stored correctly.  Mixing that with the console results in seeing all
kinds of unexpected characters.

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