Subject Re: English/ukrainian
Author Didier Gasser-Morlay

Didier Gasser-Morlay wrote:
> In PHP I understand there is a specific extension (mbstring) whichs
> deals with multi byte issues.

I've kept clear of that.

[Didier] would you care to elaborate on why ? It seems/seemed to be a
good solution.

> as I understand it, the Ukrainian language (Cyrillic) does not really
> requires multi byte, (but then again I am just brushing the issue).

Which is why I think you will not actually need the full UTF-8 solution,
a single byte collation that also includes cyrillic characters.

As I am really at the current limits of my knowledge/understanding which
collation would do the trick, as I need English and Cyrillic in the same
fields if I do not want to rewrite the whole application


> IF I understand you correctly, you seem to imply that I need to
upgrade to FB 2. I'll give that a go.

All new work is best on FB2. I'm still running PHP5.1.6, but slowly getting
the legacy stuff off FB1.5 ( and FB1 ;) ) over to current library versions.

Lester Caine - G8HFL