I have *never* had this happen to me.
Maybe it’s because it’s MySQL 6.0.4, maybe it’s because it’s on Windows, or perhaps I am just up working too late.
I have seen mojibake before, but usually it is unintelligible. But this? After I post this I am backing away slowly from my computer.
Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or \g. Your MySQL connection id is 3 Server version: 6.0.4-alpha-community MySQL Community Server (GPL) Type 'help;' or '\h' for help. Type '\c' to clear the buffer. mysql> use test; Database changed mysql> create table bits (val bit); Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.09 sec) mysql> insert into bits (val) VALUES (1),(0),(1),(1),(0); Query OK, 5 rows affected (0.05 sec) Records: 5 Duplicates: 0 Warnings: 0 mysql> select * from bits; +------+ | val | +------+ | ☺ | | | | ☺ | | ☺ | | | +------+ 5 rows in set (0.00 sec) mysql>
Has your data ever smiled at you?