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Re: Server-side support of all encodings

From: Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org>
To: Dezso Zoltan <dezso(dot)zoltan(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Server-side support of all encodings
Date: 2007-03-29 18:54:05
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On Wed, Mar 28, 2007 at 10:44:00AM +0900, Dezso Zoltan wrote:
> My question is, however: what would be the best practice if it was
> imperative to use SJIS encoding for texts and no built-in conversions
> are useful? To elaborate, I need to support japanese emoji characters,
> which are special emoticons for mobile phones. These characters are
> usually in a region that is not specified by the standard SJIS,

Unicode also defines a region for user-defined characters. While it may
be odd, perhaps it would be reasonable to map the user-defined space in
SJIS to somewhere in the user-defined pace in Unicode, so that at least
you round-trip consistancy.

Have a nice day,
Martijn van Oosterhout   <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org>
> From each according to his ability. To each according to his ability to litigate.

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