|Subject||Re: UTF-8 vs UTF-16|
--- In Firebird-Architect@yahoogroups.com, "Roman Rokytskyy" wrote:
> Cannot we use XDR stream byte order (AFAIK, that's BE). XDR stream is
> standard in Firebird, and for me it seems to be a natural choice. It
> would be responsibility of the client to translate byte order to the
> local platform.
Yup, I started with UTF16BE, but its in easy exercise to
provide both UTF16BE and UTF16LE.
But I assume the internal UNICODE character set (charset_id = 8),
which is wisely not visible in rdb$character_sets, must stay in
server native byte order. So simply let that stay internal.