Re: SQL Server and Unicode

From: Roozbeh Pournader (
Date: Fri Jul 28 2000 - 12:11:07 EDT

On Wed, 26 Jul 2000, Michael (michka) Kaplan wrote:

> SQL Server 2000 supports a COLLATE keyword that allows you to specify a
> collation at the database or field level and thus choose a different
> language for such columns/indexes if you like (I discuss practical details
> and implications of this feature in an upcoming article in the Visual Basic
> Programmer's Journal, tentatively scheduled for November).

Does is let the user choose the collation order? I've heard that it
doesn't support Persian well enough, and it doesn't allow modifications of
sorting order. So people are stuck to Arabic sortings for Persian.


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