MySQL hardcoding?

marexposed at marexposed at
Fri Apr 18 11:40:12 CEST 2008

On Thu, 17 Apr 2008 22:00:21 GMT
John Machin <sjmachin at> wrote:

> The empirical evidence from other recent postings is that you are 
> mucking about with Spanish-language newspaper "articulos" on the web ... 
> so why charset = "Windows-1251", which is Cyrillic (i.e. Russian etc)?? 
> Perhaps you mean 1252 which is Microsoft's latin1 with extras.
> HTH,
> John
> -- 
Yes John, thanks. The only problem is MySQL doesn't include a cp1252 or Windows-1252 or ansi. I'm trying to find my way with different approaches.
But there is certainly a problem if an application goes to the wrong folder to get data as MySQL seems to be doing.


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