Re: [gnome-db] Does libgda use UTF8?

On Mon, 2004-05-31 at 00:01 +0200, Murray Cumming wrote:
> I guess that not every gchar* in libgda is UTF8. And I guess that they
> are not all ASCII either. So the encoding should probably be noted in
> the documentation. For instance, for table names, field names, string
> values, etc.
> Maybe it depends sometimes on the underlying encodings used by the
> database providers. But I think libgda should probably present only one
> encoding in the API, much like libxml uses UTF8 in its API regardless of
> the encoding of the document that it's parsing. 
most providers use UTF8 for the strings returned to the clients. If
there is some case where that does not happen, it's a bug.

So, yeah, we should be using UTF8 for all strings.


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