Subject Re: Character Set question (practical & philosophical)
Author John Craig
> > select rdb$character_set_name
> > from rdb$database
> >
> > Returns DOS850 (which is what I expected) from a SQL client. Same
> > query via JayBird returns UNICOD_FSS.
> Should never happen. Are you sure that you connect to the same database?
> Roman

Not only is it the same database; the only other DB on the server in
question has Win1252 as its native charset. Very odd. I don't know if
I'll get time to run this down now, but I'll eventually have to figure
it out and resolve it.