Re: A Great Idea (tm) about reimplementing NLS.

From: Patrick McFarland
Date: Thu Jun 16 2005 - 20:19:40 EST

On Thursday 16 June 2005 11:04 am, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> Most people seem happy with 50 or so being a good limit even though many
> systems support much longer.

50 characters or 50 bytes? Because in the case of UTF-8, if you do a lot of
three byte characters (which require four bites to encode), 50 bytes is very

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