[Phpmyadmin-devel] Re: localized language name in dropdown

Michal Čihař michal at cihar.com
Fri Nov 25 08:11:03 CET 2005


On Fri 25. 11. 2005 16:50, Marc Delisle wrote:
> I like it, but if we choose a non-UTF-8 language, display of many
> special characters becomes corrupted in the dropdown.

Eh, that's why there is htmlentities. Or it doesn't work as I expect? If 
not, we should put entities directly to array and don't rely on php 

> By the way, too bad that at this point (cookie-based login panel) we
> don't know the MySQL version, so we cannot decide to avoid displaying
> non-UTF-8 choices.... but now that MySQL 4.0.x can be considered old,
> why don't we reverse the logic and by default avoid to display
> non-UTF-8 choices?

Probably yes, however there still be some servers running older MySQL 
which will be harder to use in this case. This is first step to 
dropping non-UTF-8 translations.

    Michal Čihař | http://cihar.com
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