Tom Lane wrote:
> Thomas Kellerer <spam_eater(at)gmx(dot)net> writes:
> > Magnus Hagander wrote on 22.12.2004 13:14:
> >>> [about PG not supporting Unicode on Windows]
> >> PostgreSQL uses the OS functinos to do locale handling. The other
> >> databases usually implement their own (or use a library that does it,
> >> but they do not rely on the OS)
> > Being a developer myself I can understand this reason, but in the PG
> > context I'm a User I not having Unicode support is my eyes a very big
> > deficiency which gives the whole Win32 a semi-professional "touch".
> > Unicode is something very important and I do hope this will be solved in on
> > of the next releases.
> [ shrug... ] It can't be too important to Windows users, since their
> platform doesn't support it.
And what solution options do we have? Is bundling our own Unicode
library something we even want to consider? I would think not.
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