RE: Which Character Set for 9.2

  • From: Janardhana Babu Donga <jbdonga@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: 'Niall Litchfield' <niall.litchfield@xxxxxxxxx>, Janardhana Babu Donga <jbdonga@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 15:47:55 -0700

Why is the 8 bits good and 7 bits bad? 
Is there any valid reason?

-- Babu

-----Original Message-----
From: Niall Litchfield [mailto:niall.litchfield@xxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Wednesday, October 27, 2004 1:58 PM
To: jbdonga@xxxxxxxxxxx
Cc: Nelson, Allan; rich.jesse@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; gsais@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx;
Subject: Re: Which Character Set for 9.2

On Wed, 27 Oct 2004 10:05:34 -0700, Janardhana Babu Donga
<jbdonga@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Dear List,
> If it is not required to convert from US7ASCII to WE8ISO8859P1, I don't
> understand why so many people are changing their character set to
> WE8ISO8859P1 from US7ASCII. Could some one explain please?

7bits bad, 8 bits good. 

Niall Litchfield
Oracle DBA

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