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Subject: [OASIS Issue Tracker] (ODATA-734) Unicode Facet is inadequate

Matthew Borges created ODATA-734:

             Summary: Unicode Facet is inadequate
                 Key: ODATA-734
                 URL: https://issues.oasis-open.org/browse/ODATA-734
             Project: OASIS Open Data Protocol (OData) TC
          Issue Type: Bug
          Components: OData CSDL
    Affects Versions: V4.0_OS
            Reporter: Matthew Borges
            Priority: Minor
             Fix For: V4.0_ERRATA02

The Unicode facet appears to be inadequate to handle all possible character sets.  The facet is set to true for unicode character sets and false for ASCII.  The problem is that there exists character sets (such as windows-1252) that is neither unicode nor ASCII.

In addition, we should also clarify the meaning of the facet in terms of what it applies to.  Does it apply to the character set that is used when the string is on the wire, or the character set in the underlying data store?  My understanding is that it is the character set of the underlying data store, but others may have a different understanding.

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