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Re: 7.4 Wishlist

From: David Wheeler <david(at)wheeler(dot)net>
To: Joe Conway <mail(at)joeconway(dot)com>
Cc: Christopher Kings-Lynne <chriskl(at)familyhealth(dot)com(dot)au>,pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: 7.4 Wishlist
Date: 2002-12-01 04:24:17
Message-ID: C1805CA7-04E4-11D7-8D38-0003931A964A@wheeler.net (view raw or flat)
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On Saturday, November 30, 2002, at 07:24  PM, Joe Conway wrote:

> That is one thing I'd like to take a look at. I think the problem is 
> that certain byte-sequence/multibyte-encoding combinations are 
> illegal, so it's not as simple an issue as it might first appear.

My understanding is that the nul character is legal in a byte sequence, 
but if it's not properly escaped, it'll be parsed as the end of the 
statement. Unfortunately, I think that it's a very tough problem to 
solve.

David

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