[freetds] FreeTDS and UTF-8 support
vorlon at dodds.net
Wed Jul 23 17:02:57 EDT 2008
On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 01:59:54PM -0400, James K. Lowden wrote:
> Sebastien FLAESCH wrote:
> > > I see no reason support multibyte characters. I have no problem
> > > converting to UCS-2, UTF-8, etc. But I see no value in using
> > > pre-iconv functions or supporting weird encodings. Unicode is making
> > > them obsolete.
> > So the idea is to make FreeTDS support multi-byte characters sets, even
> > if it's just UTF-8:
> Hi Sebastien,
> We agree; we're just tripping over terminology. By "multibyte characters"
> I meant pre-Unicode encodings, such as input to mbtowc(3). I'm happy to
> support UTF-8.
FWIW, UTF-8 is a multibyte character set, and is understood by mbtowc() from
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