Which database type with pgsql.......

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or any database system, pgsql selects latin1 as its default, should i keep it as this or change it to utf8 (mind you i have had issues with uft8 dbs in the past).

Or is it a case of it knows what its doing and to go with the flow

edit: after a few tests im going to go with the pgsql default option
 
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I primarily work with Rails now and tend to use the UTF8 encoding with PostgreSQL, not had any issues with that yet.
 

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ERROR: invalid byte sequence for encoding "UTF8": 0xf673656e - is what i get from time to time with different web based scripts, different values - under latin1, i don't get those errors, and after a bit of reading latin1 contains utf8 so im fine, i don't get this under mysql though
 

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