Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] Re: [firebird-support] Writing UTF16 to the database
Author Adriano dos Santos Fernandes
Dimitry Sibiryakov wrote:

> No need to try to save cheap disk space. Using UCS-2 (if disregard
>some dead and rare languages) allow us to avoid buffer allocation
>problem. With utf-8 you never know how big translated string will be.
Did you know all languages to say that they are dead and rare?
Why UTF-16 was invented?