Subject Re: [firebird-support] Allowing Space for Unicode
Author Lee Jenkins
Dimitry Sibiryakov wrote:
>> Can anyone offer general rules for setting size attributes of VARCHAR fields?
> Length of varchar field is set in characters, not bytes. If some
> English text contain 128 characters, why it must be twice longer in any
> other language?.. I don't want to say that it can't be longer, but with
> about the same probability it may be shorter.

My misunderstanding then. I thought it was for storage of the actual data as
UTF8 can be 2 or more bytes per character, right?

Thanks again,

Warm Regards,