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Firebird Conference 2006

The Firebird Conference 2006 took place in Prague, Czech Republic, in the Andel's Hotel from 12 to 14 November 2006.

Read more about the conference on the IbPhoenix Website

There is also a complete website dedicated to the conference: www.firebirdconference.net 

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This was my session:

Character Sets and Unicode in Firebird

Tuesday, 14 November 2006, 09:30-10:30 a.m., Room "Topaz" (HOWTO-TPZ302-R)

This session will show you how non-ASCII text and text from different languages and scripts can be handled with Firebird. It will introduce you to the Firebird world of Character Sets, Collations, Unicode, case insensitive searching and Client character sets. 

We will take a look at how international text influences the design of your database and the client programming. The session will also discuss the various new international features of Firebird 2.0.