Internationalization Support

Dave Lawrence dkl at
Mon Jan 6 23:08:59 UTC 2003

Ah sorry, forgot to mention that we are using PostgreSQL. Did not
realize that MySQL did not yet support UTF-8. Is that a 4.x thing? I
have perl-5.6.0-12 installed on the web server itself. 

You can reference one of the internationalization bugs entered into our
instance at

On Mon, 2003-01-06 at 17:51, David Miller wrote:
> On 1/6/03 5:53 PM -0500, Dave Lawrence wrote:
> > Seems to be working for us here using 2.17.1. I created the database and
> > told it to use UTF-8 for the database encoding. Then added the following
> > META tag to the header template
> >
> > <meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
> >
> > People have since been able to view and input international characters
> > if the browser supports it.
> OK, and you're using PostgreSQL obviously (which already support UTF8 -
> MySQL doesn't yet).  What version of Perl are you using?

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