Subject Re: [firebird-support] charset question
Author Helen Borrie
At 01:27 PM 12/12/2003 +0100, you wrote:
> > Character set NONE doesn't support
> > 2-byte characters.
>What kind of "support" would you expect ?
>I think that Firebird does not care at all what you store in NONE field

That's quite true - it will *store* anything. But it doesn't provide any

>(except of padding of CHAR field; but it should work for Multi Byte
>Character Sets (i.e. varaible width), like GB_2312)

I haven't tried to store Chinese characters, but NONE accepts UNICODE text
in non-Roman characters happily and then throws transliteration/overflow
errors on outputs and searches...that's what I meant by "doesn't support".