Subject Fields with collation=PXW_SLOV consume 3 bytes per char?
Author aleksander_oven

I have some VARCHAR(100) fields in my database (Firebird 1.5 RC6) with
charset=WIN1250 and collation=PXW_SLO.

FB doesn't allow me to index such fields, because the field size seems
to be too big, although i believe indexing is supposed to be allowed
for field sizes up to 200 bytes. At least that's what I was told.

After a little experimenting I roughly determined that PXW_SLOV
consumes about 3 times more space than plain WIN1250 collation.

Can someone please explain to me why this is so?

Kind regards,
Aleksander Oven