Re: Any chance to surpass 4000 character limit?

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Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2009 04:21:32 -0800 (PST)
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On 28 Jan., 10:35, Frank van Bortel <> wrote:

> since this is governmental, probably all clients will be
> running MicroSoft Windows of some version. Advice MSWIN1252
> to be used on the database, and all client settings. No character
> conversions, no hassle. (although some German counties strongly
> advocate Linux)

Most are using MS as clients and servers, but of course there are many who prefer Linux, particularly on the server side.

> Same story for NATO, btw, Joel, until countries with Cyrillic
> charactersets join (in which case, you are right, and no single byte
> set will do.)

In fact, this already happened. Bulgaria is a NATO member.

K-V Received on Wed Jan 28 2009 - 06:21:32 CST

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