Subject RE: [firebird-support] Re: Which character set for Delphi
Author Alan McDonald
> --- In, Dimitry Sibiryakov <sd@...>
> wrote:
> >
> > > What is the recommended character set to use with Delphi 2009 and
> 2010
> >
> > UTF8 is the only choice.
> >
> > SY, SD.
> >
> Up until now, I have only ever use NONE as I am developing apps for
> internal use. As I start preparing to look at Firebird 2.5, UTF8 looks
> like the choice as that is what my team uses with our Postgres
> databases. If I continue using NONE, what do I lose out on?
> - Lou

on this same subject,
1. what is the impact of a database created in NONE and being connected to
by clients which declare ASCII or UTF8?
2. is there another way (other than re-creation and datapumping) to change a
database from NONE to UTF8?