Re: Japanese sites with shift-jis

From: Peter Linsley (
Date: Wed May 29 2002 - 15:09:03 EDT


There is no difference between Oracle on NT and Oracle on Solaris as far as
database character encoding support is concerned. It would be interesting
to know more about your scenario such as where the string manipulation functions
are being called etc.

For more information take a look at the "Building Multilingual.." paper on the
following site:



On Wed, 29 May 2002, Amruthavakkula, Malini (CORP,Consultant) wrote:

> Hi All,
> we are in the process of launching a website in Japanese. We are using
> charset in all our ASP pages to shift-jis.
> Data insertion and retrieval goes fine, but the regular string function are
> not giving proper results with the data inserted in database.
> We use oracle8i with charset = utf-8. Also server.HTMLencode doesn't work.
> Our database is running on Solaris.
> Does it make any difference whether the database is on NT or Solaris.
> Any experience with this kind of set up for website, pls. reply back,
> looking forward for more suggestions.
> Thanks

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