Subject Re: [firebird-php] PHP Driver status
Author Lester Caine
Milan Babuskov wrote:
> Lester Caine wrote:
>>>> But I AM desperate for a clean Unicode build of PHP
>>> Why? I mean, UTF8 support is working just fine.
>>> Is there some actual problem you are having?
>> Clean playing field. I still hit problems now and again with stuff getting
>> messed up by being 'translated' to some other character set. A system that
>> does not need to translate stuff to and from UTF8 should make life a lot
>> easier? Especially when users all over the world are post address details in
>> just about every character set ... and sometimes I end up with an unreadable
>> address label.
> Interesting. Well, maybe it's because I run Linux 99.99% of the time I
> did not see that yet. Linux (and all the libs) use UTF8 natively, I use
> UTF8 as connection charset and I see all my HTML pages to send UTF8 meta
> tag in <head>.
> So, one could argue that you already have a 'clean playing field', at
> least on Linux. :)
Probably. Certainly it would be nice to be able to ditch Windows completely :)

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