MySQLdb compare lower

Cameron Simpson cs at zip.com.au
Fri Dec 14 04:35:47 CET 2012


On 13Dec2012 18:39, Dennis Lee Bieber <wlfraed at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
| On Thu, 13 Dec 2012 18:00:48 +1100, Cameron Simpson <cs at zip.com.au>
| declaimed the following in gmane.comp.python.general:
| > On 12Dec2012 02:03, Dennis Lee Bieber <wlfraed at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
| > | 	According to the old "MySQL Language Reference" 
| > | """
| > | By default, string comparisons are not case sensitive and will use the
| > | current character set (ISO-8859-1 Latin1 by default, which also works
| > | excellently for English).
| > | """
| > 
| > I'm flabbergasted. [... consults the internets ...] It is still the case
| > today:-( Ouch.
| >
| 	I just checked... The book I referenced was the blue&white published
| by the late MySQL AB -- and the book claims to cover up to v5.0.1... I
| thought it was just the end of the 4.x branch (like the old brown
| O'Reilly/MySQL AB book was middle era of 4.x)

My checking was for MySQL 5.5. Still case insensitive.
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Cameron Simpson <cs at zip.com.au>

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