> Actually, most of the big databases (Oracle, etc.) now support UTF-8
> encoding. This is OK for storing static text, but if you are doing
> anything complicated, the performace can be poor.
Interesting... can you be a little more specific about what
can cause performance problems? I'm not sure what text stored
in a database would not be static text.
Also, do you know if anyone has quantified the impact on
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