Bulk insert issue with UTF-8 fixed-width file format

Randolph West, 2018-09-12

Fellow Canadian Doran Douglas brought this issue to my attention recently, and I wanted to share it with you as well. Let’s say you have a file in UTF-8 format. What this means is that some of the characters will be single-byte, and some may be more than that. Where this becomes problematic is that
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