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From "Williamson, Nick" <nick_william...@mentor.com>
Subject RE: Characters and bytes
Date Wed, 20 Jun 2007 07:03:24 GMT
> Derby's varchar(10) will store 10 Unicode (multi-byte) characters.  
> Are you saying you are getting an error when you attempt to do this?  
> I don't see an advantage to specifying bytes when all Derby data is 
> stored in a modified Unicode format.

Hi Stanley,

No, I'm not getting errors in Derby. I'm just used to getting them in
Oracle, and solving them by specifying width in characters! As Derby
doesn't have that option, I was concerned that Derby's column widths may
be in bytes. Now I know it's all character-bases, I have no worries.

Regards,
Nick

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