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Re: Query with hexadecimal characters

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: James M Doherty PGADMIN <jimmyd(at)jdoherty(dot)net>
Cc: Merlin Moncure <merlin(dot)moncure(at)rcsonline(dot)com>,Luciano <ldelio(at)yahoo(dot)com>, pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Query with hexadecimal characters
Date: 2005-01-12 17:52:50
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James M Doherty PGADMIN wrote:
> I am not sure you are aware but COBOL will cause
> brain damage if used for an extended period of time

Yep that is where all the Y2K stuff came from. People
had been using Cobol for too long to actually program
correctly ;)

Don't even get me started on all the damage Java is doing
to once young, inspired and productive programmers.


Joshua D. Drake

> Jim
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Merlin Moncure" 
> <merlin(dot)moncure(at)rcsonline(dot)com>
> To: "Luciano" <ldelio(at)yahoo(dot)com>
> Cc: <pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 12, 2005 9:33 AM
> Subject: Re: [ODBC] Query with hexadecimal characters
>> Eric and Tom: thank you very much for your help, I
>> will try your suggestions tomorrow at work.
>> The sql statements are issued from a COBOL program,
>> which can also issue the same statements to other
>> databases (MySQL, MS SQLServer), so the first thing Im
>> going to do is trying to change the encoding setup,
>> which would be the most homogeneous solution that
>> wouldn't interfere with the other databases, that
>> currently handle well those strings with hexadecimal
>> data.
>> Thank u very much again!
>> Luciano.
> Just curious: what COBOL vendor/compiler are you using?
> Merlin
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