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Re: BUG #1557: UPPER() and LOWER() do not return the right characters

From: "John Hansen" <john(at)geeknet(dot)com(dot)au>
To: "Staffan Sandberg" <staffan(dot)sandberg(at)fhd(dot)se>,<pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: BUG #1557: UPPER() and LOWER() do not return the right characters
Date: 2005-03-27 10:06:40
Message-ID: 5066E5A966339E42AA04BA10BA706AE56280@rodrick.geeknet.com.au (view raw or flat)
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Try the replacement upper/lower functions that I wrote:

http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-hackers/2005-02/msg00102.php 

Kind regards,

John Hansen

> -----Original Message-----
> From: pgsql-bugs-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org 
> [mailto:pgsql-bugs-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] On Behalf Of Staffan Sandberg
> Sent: Tuesday, March 22, 2005 8:28 PM
> To: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: [BUGS] BUG #1557: UPPER() and LOWER() do not return 
> the right characters
> 
> 
> The following bug has been logged online:
> 
> Bug reference:      1557
> Logged by:          Staffan Sandberg
> Email address:      staffan(dot)sandberg(at)fhd(dot)se
> PostgreSQL version: 7.4.6-1.FC2.2
> Operating system:   Fedora Core 2
> Description:        UPPER() and LOWER() do not return the 
> right characters
> Details: 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I am using a PostgreSQL DB with the LATIN1 (ISO-8859-1) 
> character encoding.
> When using the UPPER() or LOWER() functions on any of our 
> swedish specific characters the returned character is never 
> transformed to the desired case.
> The functions only return the same character as the input, 
> disregarding of the input character's case.
> 
> E.g: LOWER('Ã-') should return 'ö' but instead 'Ã-' is returned.
> 
> The concerned characters are:
> LOWER     UPPER
> Ã¥         Ã...
> ä         Ã"
> ö         Ã-
> 
> To solve the problem I am now forced to use the REPLACE() 
> function for these three characters, hence it would be more 
> convinient if the LOWER() and
> UPPER() functions worked properly.
> 
> Please make a comment on my report!
> Kind regards,
> Staffan Sandberg
> 
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