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Re: Hebrew support

From: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "'jm(dot)poure(at)freesurf(dot)fr'" <jm(dot)poure(at)freesurf(dot)fr>, pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, "Dannyl(at)barak(dot)net(dot)il" <dannyl(at)barak(dot)net(dot)il>
Cc: pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Hebrew support
Date: 2002-02-19 12:01:57
Message-ID: FED2B709E3270E4B903EB0175A49BCB10475A9@dogbert.vale-housing.co.uk (view raw or flat)
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jean-Michel POURE [mailto:jm(dot)poure(at)freesurf(dot)fr] 
> Sent: 19 February 2002 11:50
> To: Dave Page; pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org; Dannyl(at)barak(dot)net(dot)il
> Cc: pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: Re: [pgadmin-hackers] Hebrew support
> 
> 
> Le Mardi 19 Février 2002 10:16, Dave Page a écrit :
> > Yeah, but as Danny says he can display Hebrew from PostgreSQL in MS 
> > Excel, surely that proves that it's not all the ODBC driver?
> 
> OK. UTF-8 is plain ASCII coded on 1, 2 or 3 caracters. If MS 
> Excel is UTF-8 
> compatible and smart enough, it should display data. I see no 
> problem in 
> this. Same as for Access 2K.
> 
> > My other thought was regarding the ODBC driver though - 
> currently we 
> > ship the non-multibyte one with pgAdmin (and that's what I 
> package for 
> > the ODBC
> > site) - would it help or hinder us if we shipped the 
> Multibyte version (I'm
> > really in the dark here so I'm relying on your expertise :-) ).
> 
> The only solution I see would be to convert UTF-8 to UCS-2 in 
> VB with our own 
> scripts. This ***might allow the grid to display UTF-8 
> caracters. Whooo...

Hmm, that sounds like fun. :-)

Thanks anyway...

/D

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