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RE: [grouper-users] UTF-8 support with MariaDB 10.0.x

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  • From: "Hyzer, Chris" <>
  • To: Alexander Dutton <>, "" <>
  • Subject: RE: [grouper-users] UTF-8 support with MariaDB 10.0.x
  • Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2016 17:46:18 +0000
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Seems like a good suggestion. I updated this page:

I think the normal UTF-8 would work for most people with existing deployments


-----Original Message-----

On Behalf Of Alexander Dutton
Sent: Wednesday, March 02, 2016 11:39 AM

Subject: Re: [grouper-users] UTF-8 support with MariaDB 10.0.x

Hi Scott,

Should you be using the utf8mb4 encoding instead of the utf8 encoding
(c.f. Not that it'll
answer any of your questions, but it may prevent unpleasant surprises
down the line…

- Alex

On 02/03/16 16:10, Scott Koranda wrote:
> jdbc:mysql://localhost:3306/grouper?CharSet=utf8&useUnicode=true&characterEncoding=utf8

Alexander Dutton
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