Change of database characterset

From: trub3101 <>
Date: Fri, 9 Jan 2009 09:46:19 -0800 (PST)
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Hi all,

I am about to change our dev database characterset from WE8ISO8859P1 to UTF8 (new database,export/import) to bring dev in line with production.

However, before I do this I would be grateful if someone could explain the fundamental differences between the two charactersets i.e. is there any possibility of data lost? Indeed is this conversion necessary?

Many thanks in advance,

tb3101 Received on Fri Jan 09 2009 - 11:46:19 CST

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