> I a little work with encodings (Japanese, Latin(s)) and I see that
> PG use non-standard encoding names.
> Why is here SJIS instead Shift-JIS, EUC_JP intead EUC-JP,
> Latin2 instead ISO-8859-2 ?
> It is not good for example for applications that output data to HTML and
> needs set correct meta-tags, for this is needful maintain in application
> PostgreSQL's specific names and standard names and translate between these
But HTML meta tags used to use their own encoding names such as
Well, the reaons are:
1) shell does not like "-" (configure and some Unix commands in
PostgreSQL accepts encoding names)
2) I don't like longer names
BTW, I and Thomas (and maybe others) are interested in implementing
CREATE CHRACATER SET staffs in SQL92/99. The encoding names might be
changed at that time...
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