LC Server UT08 Encode Error
harrison at all-auctions.com
Thu Sep 12 21:21:01 EDT 2019
I am having a problem with LC Server
posting data to my Postgresql database.
(LC Server version 9.0.4)
If I type into a form field such as for
a field named “description”, and submit
the field, it goes into the database without
any problems whatsoever.
If I compose a description in an application
such as Apple’s Pages or in Text Edit, and
then copy and paste the text into the
description field. It throws an error.
ERROR: invalid byte sequence for
encoding "UTF8": 0xca 0x59 (0)
Of course due to this error the
record never gets written out to
I know this error is due to gremlins
in the text because if I zap gremlins
with BBEdit and then copy and
paste into the field, everything
I’m sure that other users will
probably use a copy and paste
method at some point, so I need
to scrub the data somehow to
prevent the error from occurring.
Or is this an encoding/decoding
problem requiring some other
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