> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dennis Bjorklund [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] 
> Sent: Saturday, August 07, 2004 11:23 PM
> To: John Hansen
> Cc: Takehiko Abe; [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: RE: [PATCHES] [HACKERS] UNICODE characters above 0x10000
> 
> On Sat, 7 Aug 2004, John Hansen wrote:
> 
> > Now, is it really 24 bits tho? 
> > Afaict, it's really 21 (0 - 10FFFF or 0 - xxx10000 11111111 
> 11111111)
> 
> Yes, up to 0x10ffff should be enough.
> 
> The 24 is not really important, this is all about what utf-8 
> strings to accept as input. The strings are stored as utf-8 
> strings and when processed inside pg it uses wchar_t that is 
> 32 bit (on some systems at least). By restricting the utf-8 
> input to unicode we can in the future store each character as 
> 3 bytes if we want.

Which brings us back to something like the attached...

> 
> --
> /Dennis Björklund
> 
> 
> 

Regards,

John Hansen

Attachment: wchar.c.patch
Description: wchar.c.patch

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