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Re: [SQL] upper/lower for german characters

From: Markus Schaber <schabios(at)logi-track(dot)com>
To: "Andrei Bintintan" <klodoma(at)ar-sd(dot)net>
Cc: <pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org>, <pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [SQL] upper/lower for german characters
Date: 2004-11-09 17:59:31
Message-ID: 20041109185931.460fb4da@kingfisher.intern.logi-track.com (view raw or flat)
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Hi, Andrei,

On Tue, 9 Nov 2004 16:58:27 +0200
"Andrei Bintintan" <klodoma(at)ar-sd(dot)net> wrote:

> Hi to all, I have the problem that: 
> select lower('MöBÜEL') or select upper('MöBÜEL') are not working well.
> 
> I read on some forums that there is some locale setting that needs to
> be done here, but could not fix this.
> 
> I am using the ASCII encoding.

By definition, ASCII does not contain any umlauts.

So I would advise that, first, you switch to an umlaut capable encoding
(e. G. Latin1, Latin9 or UTF-8).

HTH,
Markus

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