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ANSI to UTF-8 conversion


ANSI to UTF-8 conversion

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Orlando Colamatteo
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I am pretty sure I tried it before posting but that code has long since evaporated. I'll try it again though. Chances are I was using 2012 too so I'll fire that up and try 2005 too. Things may have gotten better.

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...on hold...

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Thanks for that - will take a look.

Much appreciated.

MM


select geometry::STGeomFromWKB(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  • Orlando Colamatteo
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    :-P I just realized something...converting a file from ANSI to UTF-8 is pretty much non-sensical unless you truly need the BOM. UTF-8 covers all 255 ANSI characters with the same exact code points. The SSIS flat file team could have been nice enough to put in the BOM, but they didn't, but basically no conversion should be necessary as most UTF-8 parsers say the BOM Is optional.

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    mister.magoo (4/11/2013)
    Thanks for that - will take a look.

    Much appreciated.

    If you did happen to grab the download before I took it down, don't bother looking. I was misreading the BOM in my output file. The code I posted outputs UTF-16LE, not UTF-8.

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    opc.three (4/11/2013)
    :-P I just realized something...converting a file from ANSI to UTF-8 is pretty much non-sensical unless you truly need the BOM. UTF-8 covers all 255 ANSI characters with the same exact code points. The SSIS flat file team could have been nice enough to put in the BOM, but they didn't, but basically no conversion should be necessary as most UTF-8 parsers say the BOM Is optional.


    Unfortunately, in my case, the party on the other end of the conversation require the BOM.

    Thanks for looking anyway, the horrible script hack works and is quick enough now that it's not a problem.

    MM


    select geometry::STGeomFromWKB(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