Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: Using unicode versus WIN1252 (Firebird 2)
Author Douglas Tosi
On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 1:36 PM, Milan Babuskov <milanb@...> wrote:
> josef_gschwendtner wrote:
>> German characters mostly have ASCII < 7F. With UTF8 these characters
>> have the same storage size as in WIN1252, right?
> Only when represented in UTF8 form. However, Firebird internally
> represents them as 4-bytes-per-character internally.

That is odd.
What is the point of having UTF8 as an option if internally it uses
the same space as Unicode? Am I missing something?

Douglas Tosi