PHP is still broken in its UTF8 support

(written by lawrence krubner, however indented passages are often quotes). You can contact lawrence at: lawrence@krubner.com

I’m dealing with a very odd bug where a string tests true as UTF8 yet all the European names with accents are mangled. In the course of my research, I came across this article, that lists some of the many ways that PHP conflicts with UTF8.

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