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  #872107 5-Aug-2013 15:23
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Yes, sure... But if people start annoying other with this then the banhammer gets in action. Easy.




 

 

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  #872110 5-Aug-2013 15:27
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Obviously the first thing I've noticed is that our database almost doubled in size when converting topics, posts, private messages and news to double byte Unicode support...




 

 

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  #872111 5-Aug-2013 15:27
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Pity it's not clever enough to enable double-byte support on a per-record basis depending on whether it's used or not :(

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  #872115 5-Aug-2013 15:29
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Since SQL Server requires a table/column definition, we had to go for ntext and nvarchar where these are used. And this applies to the entire table, not a record by record basis.




 

 

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  #872119 5-Aug-2013 15:32
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I thought it only used wider characters when needed, up to 4 bytes for some of them, but anything in the lower half of the standard charcter set was just left as-is?




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  #872122 5-Aug-2013 15:36
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Yes, it should. But who knows?




 

 

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