[nycphp-talk] UTF8 Windows vs. Linux differences with PHP

Carlos A Hoyos cahoyos at
Mon Feb 13 20:31:44 EST 2006

> PHP under Windows and Oracle under Windows everything works like a
> charm. We can read and write from Oracle and receive from and send to
> UTF Frontend (Macromedia Flex btw.)
> But on the staging system nothing works any more. PHP runs there under
> Linux and Oracle under Solaris.

Check the "default_charset" variable in php.ini (you can see it through
phpinfo()). If you're not setting the encoding type, the server might be
passing the default one in the header.


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