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Re: Disabling case sensitivity

From: "Jan D'Hondt" <jandhondt(at)jadesoft(dot)be>
To: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Disabling case sensitivity
Date: 2002-07-19 12:43:23
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MS SQL server stores 'Stphane' as 'Stphane' which is exactly what people
would want. Your email server on the other hand...


Jan D'Hondt


Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer(at)nic(dot)fr> schreef in berichtnieuws
20020710125119(dot)GA15584(at)nic(dot)fr(dot)(dot)(dot)
> On Tue, Jul 09, 2002 at 04:11:38PM -0700,
>  igor <linux_211(at)hotmail(dot)com> wrote
>  a message of 12 lines which said:
>
> > I would like to know if there is some way how to disable case
> > sensitivity in PostgreSQL server.
>
> Always remember that case-INsensitivity is properly defined only for
> US-ASCII. Many PostgreSQL users store data in other scripts like
> Latin-1.
>
> > Exactly like in MS SQL server.
>
> What does MS SQL server does with Unicode? Does it map 'Stphane' to
> 'STEPHANE'?
>
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