Subject Re: [ib-support] CHARSET/COLLATES and Portuguese
Author Ann W. Harrison
At 08:52 AM 3/5/2001 -0300, Carlos H. Cantu wrote:

>I would like to hear opnions from people using charset/collates in DBs with
>portuguese language. I found many problems with the available collations...

Despite my absolute ignorance of Portuguese, I can suggest that you
(or someone) could take one of the current collation modules an make
what you want.

>Also both collates seems to use 3 bytes (are 3 bytes really necessary for
>portuguese ?) chars since I cannot make an index key > 83 chars.... too
>bad, very annoying.

Yes, very. You could certainly define a collation sequence that uses
fewer bytes if you were prepared to sacrifice some behavior.


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