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Re: encoding names v2.

From: Tatsuo Ishii <t-ishii(at)sra(dot)co(dot)jp>
To: peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net
Cc: zakkr(at)zf(dot)jcu(dot)cz, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: encoding names v2.
Date: 2001-08-23 00:54:53
Message-ID: 20010823095453L.t-ishii@sra.co.jp (view raw or flat)
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> Okay, here is some bad news:  I just looked into the SQL99 standard for
> the names of predefined character set names, and here is the list:
> 
> SQL_CHARACTER
> GRAPHIC_IRV or ASCII_GRAPHIC
> LATIN1				<==== !!!
> ISO8BIT or ASCII_FULL
> UTF16
> UTF8
> UCS2
> SQL_TEXT
> SQL_IDENTIFIER
> 
> So perhaps we should keep the LATIN1 thing after all?  I don't like it,
> but the rules...
> 
> Comments?

No way. We always need to follow the standard.

BTW, do you have the SQL99 docs online somewhere? I have a draft, but
it seemss some part of it, especially NCHAR stuffs might be change in
the very last stage...
--
Tatsuo Ishii


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