[plt-dev] pgsql package

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Wed Jul 29 20:44:01 EDT 2009

On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 7:34 PM, Ryan Culpepper<ryanc at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> Robby Findler wrote:
>> Thanks for the reply, Dave!
>> The encoding of my database is SQL_ASCII which, IIUC, means that the
>> bug really is in the SCheme code side for putting the data in one way
>> and expecting it to come out the other way.
> The server has a communication encoding separate from the storage encodings
> of the actual databases. Communication should happen in UTF-8, and the
> server should convert data as necessary on storage and retrieval.

Oh! Puzzling.

> Is the contributor name stored as a bytea? Depending on how the server sends
> back binary data, that might be the problem.

Sorry -- I'm not database savvy enough to be able to answer that
question. Can you point me at something that would help me figure out
how to do that?


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