Michael Paquier <michael.paqu...@gmail.com> writes: > On Tue, Jun 17, 2014 at 9:30 AM, Ian Barwick <i...@2ndquadrant.com> wrote: >> From what I've seen in the wild in Japan, Roman/ASCII characters are >> widely used for object/attribute names, as generally it's much less >> hassle than switching between input methods, dealing with different >> encodings etc. The only place where I've seen Japanese characters widely >> used is in tutorials, examples etc. However that's only my personal >> observation for one particular non-Roman language.
> And I agree to this remark, that's a PITA to manage database object > names with Japanese characters directly. I have ever seen some > applications using such ways to define objects though in the past, not > *that* many I concur.. What exactly is the rationale for thinking that Levenshtein distance is useless in non-Roman alphabets? AFAIK it just counts insertions and deletions of characters, which seems like a concept rather independent of what those characters are. regards, tom lane -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers