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How to store unicode?

From: Michael Meskes <meskes(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: PostgreSQL Hacker <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: How to store unicode?
Date: 2000-08-30 23:00:10
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I've just been asked how to store unicode text in a postgresql database. The
problem as I understand it is that unicode strings may contain binary 0s
which might break string handling. Since I never tried, I think it's better
to ask here before answering that question. 

The application uses ecpg so it's not only a backend question.

Michael Meskes
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