[freetds] column_unicodedata considered harmful

Mark J. Lilback mark at lilback.com
Wed Apr 2 14:27:05 EST 2003

At 12:16 PM -0500 4/2/2003, Lowden, James K wrote:
>  > From: ZIGLIO Frediano [mailto:Frediano.Ziglio at vodafoneomnitel.it]
>  > Currently my Sybase server (only a test server) is 11.9.2. So
>>  it do not
>>  support utf8. I think someone can test the behavior of Sybase
>>  using utf8 data.
>>  - if server is utf8 and return data in iso8859-1 (iso_1) how it return
>>  column sizes?
>>  - if server is iso_1 (reinstallation required?) how it return
>>  column sizes?
>>  - test unichar and univarchar columns
>>  - test longvarbinary TDS type with UTF16 inside (does server
>>  use UCS2 or real UTF16?)
>These would be useful and interesting tests.  I'm in the same boat you are
>atm with 11.9.2.

I'm running 12.5 on my laptop with utf8 as the native character set. 
I'm tied up with another project right now, but if one of you can 
send me a test program I can compile and run it.

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