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Re: Customised Encoding

From: Richard Huxton <dev(at)archonet(dot)com>
To: "kumar" <sgnerd(at)yahoo(dot)com(dot)sg>, "pgsql" <pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Customised Encoding
Date: 2004-04-27 12:09:55
Message-ID: 200404271309.55818.dev@archonet.com (view raw or flat)
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On Tuesday 27 April 2004 07:54, kumar wrote:
> Dear Friends,
>
> Postgres 7.3.2 Runing on Linux 7.2
>
> I would like to convert any values in between 1 to 2^16 into a single
> charactor. And decode that single char to get back the numeric value again.
> Any function to do that in Postgres SQL Server.

You could use unicode (e.g. UTF-8) encoding. I don't see what it gains you 
though. What do you hope to achieve by storing numerical data as characters?

-- 
  Richard Huxton
  Archonet Ltd

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