Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: UTF8, malformed string error
Author Milan Babuskov
Roman Rokytskyy wrote:
>>In any case, it should be task for database-communitaction layer, i.e.
>>IBO to use those facilities and give you the string converted to
>>system character set.
> Sorry, maybe that is simple terminology issue, but the IBO must
> provide conversion into Unicode-string ("wide string"), not the system
> charset - applications must be able to correctly process data in other
> charsets, not only in the system charset. Latter is useful only when
> using non-unicode widgets in the GUI.

You're right. The application should be able to work with data even if
it cannot visually represent it to the user. I guess I didn't express
myself the way I wanted.

Milan Babuskov