[horde] switching to UTF8 database

Andrew Morgan morgan at orst.edu
Tue Feb 7 22:31:17 UTC 2012

On Tue, 7 Feb 2012, Jan Schneider wrote:

> Zitat von Andrew Morgan <morgan at orst.edu>:
>> Is this really a problem for latin1 to utf8?  If there are no conversions 
>> that result in a double-byte character, then I think it would be okay.
> That has nothing to do with the charset though. If you data only contains 
> ascii data, it doesn't matter to which charset you convert, indeed. As soon 
> it latin1-specific characters, it will break.

Can you explain why?  How does the string length change?  Perhaps an 
example would help me understand.  :)


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