Re: ANSI and Unicode driver

From: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
To: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: ANSI and Unicode driver
Date: 2006-02-20 18:18:06
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Dave Page wrote:
> The Unicode driver adds a bunch of unicode-specific APIs. Our ANSI
> driver can handle Unicode data as multibyte strings as well, but
> without the Unicode APIs that many non-multibyte aware versions of
> Windows require (if that makes sense!).

Well, the information available to me seems to indicate that Unicode
drivers will handle ANSI applications just fine, and of course our
Unicode driver will also handle any server encoding, so the question is
why the ANSI version needs to exist.

Peter Eisentraut

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