Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] Create of RDB$USERS
Author Lester Caine
Dmitry Yemanov wrote:

> "Jim Starkey" <jas@...> wrote:
>>"create domain rdb$user_name varchar(128) CHARACTER SET
> Strictly speaking, user names are SQL identifiers and hence they should be
> CHAR(31). As Claudio has pointed out, we don't support longer user names
> anyway, neither at the system tables level nor perhaps at the code level.
> The question is whether making it consistent really breaks something. Any
> customers have user names longer than 31 characters without anything granted
> to them?

I think the question should be "Do we go for full SQL2003 compliance?"
and make thinks that are currently limited to 31 characters move to the
64 character limit defined there.
Not sure how UNICODE is covered in that limit from the SQL standard ;)

Lester Caine
L.S.Caine Electronic Services
Treasurer - Firebird Foundation Inc.