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Re: [ODBC] Unicode support

From: Hiroshi Inoue <Inoue(at)tpf(dot)co(dot)jp>
To: jm(dot)poure(at)freesurf(dot)fr, Nhan Ngo Dinh <nngodinh(at)tiscali(dot)it>
Cc: pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [ODBC] Unicode support
Date: 2002-02-19 09:10:50
Message-ID: 3C72169A.49DBFAF8@tpf.co.jp (view raw or flat)
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Jean-Michel POURE wrote:
> 
> > 1) When I try to view tables from Access XP, the arabic letters are not
> > correctly displayed: I can see only the multibyte to single byte 1:1
> > conversion. This is not that important because I don't need to see it in
> > Access because the database will be seen through PHP on the web.
> 
> The odbc driver does not support UTF-8 yet.

The odbc driver can support UTF-8.
What it doesn't support is UCS-2.
In most cases Unicode means UCS-2 under Windows.
Note that Unicode in PostgreSQL means UTF-8 and
it couldn't handle UCS-2.

regards,
Hiroshi Inoue

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