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Re: unicode (utf8) support

From: Pavel Kroh <jezovec(at)>
Date: Thu Feb 14 2002 - 16:58:29 GMT
Thanks for immediate answer.

I'm sorry to hear that. Our data can be multilingual with mixed 
character sets, so there is generally no way to convert them into a one 
byte encoding.


Bill Moseley wrote:
> At 08:35 AM 02/14/02 -0800, Pavel Kroh wrote:
>>just downloaded and installed swish (2.1-dev-25).
>>FAQ reads, that there is currently no support for Unicode data. This 
>>list archive contains few messages about it with suggested workarounds.
>>What is the current state of Unicode support implementation? Has 
>>somebody in the list some working solution for indexing Unicode data?
> Swish is so dependent on 8-bit characters that I can't imagine swish
> working with anything else without a complete rewrite.
> Now if you can map your chars into 255 indexes, they you might be able to
> find a work around.  Sounds unlikely.

Pavel Kroh
Ginger Alliance sro.
Praha; Czech Republic
Received on Thu Feb 14 16:59:01 2002