> If heĀ“s really using a any other charset instead of utf8 table, why not > using utf8_decode and utf8_decode in his php files to solve this?
let's say PHP could have a different charset than the one defined in that MySQL table so this is not a portable solution, specially if you do not perfectly know charset and problems. Regards _________________________________________________________________ Show them the way! Add maps and directions to your party invites. http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowslive/products/events.aspx