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From: Martin Marques <martin(at)bugs(dot)unl(dot)edu(dot)ar>
To: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: UTF-8 to ASCII
Date: 2007-05-11 12:13:18
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I have a doubt about the function to_ascii() and what the documentation 

Basically, I passed my DB from latin1 to UTF-8, and I started getting an 
error when using the to_ascii() function on a field of one of my DB [1]:

ERROR:  la conversión de codificación de UTF8 a ASCII no está soportada

OK, it's in spanish, but basically it says that the conversion UTF8 to 
ASCII is not supported, but in the documentation [2] I see this in the 
"Table 9-7. Built-in Conversions":

utf8_to_ascii	UTF8	SQL_ASCII

Is the documentation wrong or something?

I'm on postgresql-8.1.8, and as you can see, I'm checking the 
corresponding documentation.

[1]: This I already solved using convert() to pass from UTF to Latin1, 
and after that I do a to_ascii().

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