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From Daniel John Debrunner <...@debrunners.com>
Subject Re: Binding a char to PreparedStatement
Date Fri, 22 Jul 2005 08:04:12 GMT
Craig Russell wrote:

> Hi Erik,
> On Jul 21, 2005, at 2:10 AM, erik@jpox.org <mailto:erik@jpox.org> wrote:

>> CHAR(1) will not allow Unicode storage, you need either to use NCHAR(1),
>> CHAR(4) or another type that allows you to store 2 bytes.
> Correct. The point is what should be the default.

Well, implementation defined really. Derby defines CHAR(1) as storage
for one *character*, not one byte, character is really the intent of the
SQL spec. Derby always uses Unicode as the character set, so CHAR(1) can
store any Unicode character from Java.


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