Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] Writing UTF-16 to the database
Author Dimitry Sibiryakov
On 24 Feb 2005 at 21:29, David Johnson wrote:

>Here's a real-life case for a UTF-xx that no single code page can
>support. It was a requirement for a project I recently undertook.

Don't mix up current set of character sets and proposed storage of
all chars as UTF(UCS).

>A multinational corporation does business in English, Romanian,
>Russian, Arabic, and Chinese. It is necessary to be able to share
>data in the same tables and columns that, in the same database
>instance, contains verbage in all of these languages/character sets

AFAIK all characters in these languages fit to UCS-2. (Otherwise
Windows wouldn't be able to work with them. Windows Unicode is
exactly UCS-2.)
SY, Dimitry Sibiryakov.