Subject Re: [firebird-support] Firebird Event Names
Author Helen Borrie
At 05:32 AM 1/04/2005 +0000, you wrote:

>In a before update, insert, delete trigger
>it is possible to do
>POST EVENT new.field_name
>to post an event with the data contained in the field.

No; events don't carry any data. They are merely named signals.

>But if the data contains greek letters the event
>isn't posted. If it contains only english letters and numbers
>it works fine.

Correct. Like other identifiers currently, event names are restricted to
the US ASCII character set.

>I'm using firebird 1.5.2, database encoding WIN1253
>and borland C++ 6. I have tried to catch events
>with IBPP, ibx and UIB components but nothing worked.

On your client, you have to set up event alerters to listen for
events. IBX has one; I don't know about IBPP and UIB.