[Dbix-class] ANNOUNCE: 0.08121

Rob Kinyon rob.kinyon at gmail.com
Thu Apr 15 13:05:34 GMT 2010

On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 09:01, Nick Wellnhofer <wellnhofer at aevum.de> wrote:
> On 15.04.2010 14:43, Peter Rabbitson wrote:
>> We are not removing it, but it does not work *today* and there are no plans
>> to fix it. As a very simple test look at the output of DBIC_TRACE and see
>> what is actually sent to the database (you'll find it is not bytes but pure
>> unicode). The only thing that made things work for you is that the database
>> somehow knew what do to with the unicode. In which case it is very possible
>> you do not even need UTF8Columns.
> Thanks for the clarification. I just found out that it works for me
> because I only send strings to the database that are already in Perl's
> internal UTF8 format. So I only need UTF8Columns in order to set the
> UTF8 flag on strings I read from the database.

I suspect you don't even need that if you set the database client UTF8
settings properly.


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