>    StringValidator is intended to pass strings back and forth as is. For
> recoding there is UnicodeCol and UnicodeValidator, but it only needs one
> encoding - dbEncoding.
>

Ok, I see that one.

On the other hand, I would be quite happy to go with StringCols instead of UnicodeCols. Strings are easier to handle with our c++ python extensions and then there are some restrictions to the UnicodeCols in sqlobject, too.

Looking at the UnicodeStringValidator, I guess that the validators' task is not only to validate the incoming/outgoing values, but also to do the needed conversions, right? In that case, my code in StringValidator wouldn't be completely off place, would it?

Bernhard



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