[PATCH] GeoIP module: UTF-8 support in city names
igor at sysoev.ru
Thu Jan 27 13:37:19 MSK 2011
On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 01:33:30PM +0300, Denis F. Latypoff wrote:
> 27.01.2011, 13:26, "Igor Sysoev" <igor at 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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