Re: Any chance to surpass 4000 character limit?

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Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2009 04:18:59 -0800 (PST)
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On 27 Jan., 19:13, joel garry <> wrote:
> Funny, that's almost exactly the wording I was told in one place, just
> substitute US military for German government.  Not long before they
> had to deal with NATO part descriptions... :-)
> But Vladimir told the real reason, namely, you will likely be dealing
> with fundamental character set changes over the life of the database.
> There's always going to be tradeoffs in implementation, we're just
> trying to help you avoid some of the bigger pitfalls many of us have
> run into.

We're not dealing with any military entity. But you are right insofar that we might have interfaces to European Union entities in the future, and the need to use Greek or Cyrillic character sets might arise.

K-V Received on Wed Jan 28 2009 - 06:18:59 CST

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