Putting Unicode characters in JSON
On 2018-03-23, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 23, 2018 at 10:47 AM, Steven D'Aprano
><steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info> wrote:
>> On Fri, 23 Mar 2018 07:09:50 +1100, Chris Angelico wrote:
>>>> I was reading though, that JSON files must be encoded with UTF-8. So
>>>> should I be doing string.decode('latin-1').encode('utf-8')? Or does
>>>> the json module do that for me when I give it a unicode object?
>>> Reconfigure your MySQL database to use UTF-8. There is no reason to use
>>> Latin-1 in the database.
>> You don't know that. You don't know what technical, compatibility, policy
>> or historical constraints are on the database.
> Okay. Give me a good reason for the database itself to be locked to
Because the DB administrator wont change things without orders from
his boss, who won't order changes without because there's no budget
OK, perhaps it's not a _good_ reason by your metrics, but reasons like
that are what you find in the real world.
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