Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] Re: [firebird-support] Writing UTF16 to the database
Author Ivan Prenosil
>>> If anyone can name a language that (s)he would like to store in FB
>>> but it is not presented in UCS-2, we can consider using UCS-4.
>> I think Peter Jacobi mentioned Chinese.
> Strange. As I remember, IB/FB supports two flavors of Chinese (big_N and
> gb_NNNN) and both have a maximum of two bytes per character. What wouldn't
> fit into 2^16 unless we are speaking about very special cases?

Try to search archives for GB18030 (which is now mandatory
for all software sold in China).