[OT] SQLite/Unicode

Kay C Lan lan.kc.macmail at gmail.com
Sun Jul 12 13:12:15 CEST 2015


Very useful. Thanks for posting that.

On Tue, Jul 7, 2015 at 5:01 AM, Peter Haworth <pete at lcsql.com> wrote:

> For those of you wanting to use Unicode with an SQLite database, I came
> across this on the SQLite list:
>
> https://bitbucket.org/alekseyt/nunicode#markdown-header-sqlite3-extension
>
> Livecode 7 makes it very easy to insert and retrieve Unicode data to/from
> an SQlite database but there are some functions within SQlite that don't
> work correctly with Unicode, specifically upper(), lower(), COLLATE and X
> LIKE Y.
>
> The above sqlite extension makes those function work.  It's a library that
> is loadable at runtime.
>
> To load a runtime extension from Livecode:
>
> - use the "extensions" keyword of the revOpendatabase sqliteoptions
> parameter
>
> - use the SQLite load_extension() function to load the library.
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