William Sweet wrote:
> support is enabled. Now, I'd like to only store Unicode chars in my
> PostgreSQL dbs. I hear there are 3 ways to accomplish this:
> 1) during PostgreSQL configure/build (installation level)
> 2) during initdb (cluster level)
> 3) CREATE DATABASE (db level)
Each one of these only sets the default for the one below it.
> ...but there are some "not-so-happy" stories on the net. For
> instance, "it's not 'true' Unicode support when implemented at the db
That is bogus.
> or "sorting and regex do not work properly with a cluster
> level implementation",
That is true.
etc. I've read the v7.3 Admin Guide section
> 7.2 Multibyte support... sounds reasonable. So my question is, what
> is the official way to enable "true" Unicode storage and retrieval,
> so that LIKE, sorting, and regex in perl::DBI work properly?
Sorting will not work correctly with Unicode.
> I am a
> tad concerned also that I don't see PostgreSQL mentioned on the
> Unicode products page; http://www.unicode.org/onlinedat/products.html
Well, we're also not listed on the ISO 8859 products page, but I don't
think that matters. :-)
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