Subject Re: [firebird-support] Which CHARSET to use?
Author Paul Schmidt
On Wed, 2003-07-30 at 13:27, Lou wrote:
> Help!
> I need to standardize on one charset when using Firebird/IB. I used
> to use NONE, but I am thinking I need to pick something that I can at
> least user anywhere in the western hemisphere. So, should I stick
> with ASCII or perhaps be daring and choose Win1250 or Win1251 or
> Win1252? My apps for the most part run in the US only.

Applications for North America, should really support the three North
American official languages, English, French and Spanish. The Western
hemisphere adds Portuguese to the mix.

I'll leave it for one of our Brazilian friends to tell us if there are
extra characters to support Portuguese that are not supported already by
English, French and Spanish.