Sources and further reading

http://blog.hno3.org/2010/04/22/fixing-double-encoded-utf-8-data-in-mysql/

If my instructions do not help you, try the following article: Getting out of MySQL Character Set Hell

A way to possibly do this in a one-liner (be aware that the author omits the db connection and authentication parameters): http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/djcp/2010/01/convert-mysql-database-from-latin1-to-utf8-the-right-way/

An exhaustive article about MySQL encoding: http://mysql.rjweb.org/doc.php/charcoll

Another how-to: http://nicj.net/mysql-converting-an-incorrect-latin1-column-to-utf8/

For hard-core programmers who compile their own server software: http://www.oreillynet.com/onlamp/blog/2006/01/turning_mysql_data_in_latin1_t.html



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