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2015-01-13 17:12:09.820976+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

Why MySQL is not my favorite database introduces the concept of the WTF-8 character encoding.

Excerpted and cleaned up from a HackerNews thread.

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#Comment Re: WTF-8 made: 2015-01-13 18:59:40.310088+00 by: markd

"doesn't easily lose data any more" - now that's effusive praise for a database system.