Linked by Eugenia Loli on Mon 13th Nov 2006 03:17 UTC, submitted by samyem
Databases After 2 years in development, the Firebird Project today officially releases the much-anticipated version 2.0 of its open source Firebird relational database software during the opening session of the fourth international Firebird Conference in Prague, Czech Republic.
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Character set transparency
by nickjb on Mon 13th Nov 2006 07:10 UTC
nickjb
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2006-11-12

Have you ever run into character set problems with MySQL? Firebird takes care of this with the use of the "NONE" charset type. Makes life easy when migrating

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John Nilsson Member since:
2005-07-06

I think MySQL solves that in a similar way by converting to a binary data type.

http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/charset-conversion.html

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