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Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> Decibel! wrote:
> > Moving to -hackers.
> >
> > On Jul 27, 2007, at 1:22 PM, Stuart wrote:
> >> Does Postgresql have a function like ascii() that will
> >> return the unicode codepoint value for a utf8 character?
> >> (And symmetrically same for question chr() of course).
> > I suspect that this is just a matter of no one scratching the itch. I 
> > suspect a patch would be accepted, or you could possibly put something on 
> > pgFoundry.
> Nay; there were some discussions about this not long ago, and I think
> one conclusion you could draw from them is that many people want these
> functions in the backend.
> > I'd set it up so that ascii() and chr() act according to the 
> > appropriate locale setting (I'm not sure which one would be appropriate).
> I don't see why any of them would react to the locale, but they surely
> must honor client encoding.
> -- 
> Alvaro Herrera                     
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> under the pale moon (Sandman)
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