> On Thu, 23 Aug 2001, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> > Vsevolod Lobko writes:
> > > > Is there a way to make this automatically enabled based on the TCL
> > > > version? Does that make sense?
> > >
> > > This adds significant overhead to pl/tcl calls :((
> > > so I'm not sure that anybody want this functionality enabled by default
> > It is my understanding that Tcl 8.3 will not work with 8 bit characters
> > without this functionality. That would simply be unacceptable. If users
> Really - yes.
> I can make this automatic based on tcl version if performance penalty on
> tcl>=8.3 is acceptable.
It is my understanding that the UTF penalty applies to all the TCL
versions >= 8.1 and that there is debate whether this is a good idea or
not. However, seeing as TCL has the penalty, I don't see a problem
with having the same penalty in our code.
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