Subject Re: Creating GB18030 character set and collation
Author Peter Jacobi
Hi David,

> So, I now have the task of coming up with a GB18030 character set and
> collation. Good news, though, is that 18030 is a superset of 2312.

The bad news is that the the new characters in part come from
the non BMP planes of Unicode and that the GB18030 is un-godly

Taken together with the fact the Firebird is still by and large in the
"65536 characters are enough for everybody" era, you can see the

I assume you are bound by Chinese regulatory action to use GB18030?

I'll have to think and look around a bit, to give a more usefull answer.

Peter Jacobi

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