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Fix all mysql tables that are using latin rather then utf8mb4
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We need to convert all databases/tables (that can support this) to utf8mb4. This is so we can search for usernames that use unicodes e.g japanese.

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Paladox triaged this task as High priority.May 29 2019, 14:01
Paladox renamed this task from Fix some mysql tables that are using latin rather then utf8 to Fix some mysql tables that are using latin rather then utf8mb4.May 29 2019, 14:11
Paladox renamed this task from Fix some mysql tables that are using latin rather then utf8mb4 to Fix all mysql tables that are using latin rather then utf8mb4.
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Paladox lowered the priority of this task from High to Normal.Jun 17 2019, 23:03
Paladox lowered the priority of this task from Normal to Low.Jul 1 2020, 19:26
In T4425#130025, @John wrote:

@Paladox update?

I'm not sure if this is safe to do hence why I've set this on the low priority.

I could copy a db which is in a foreign language and try and convert it and see if it works.

Paladox changed the task status from Open to Stalled.Sat, Jan 30, 16:32
Paladox added a subscriber: Southparkfan.

@Southparkfan wants us to find out what the WMF does before we do this.