From: Pete L <>
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2008 13:43:19 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <>

I really do think it is about time there was some common civility introduced into this newsgroup.

Mr Bakker - the point that you make is absolutely correct. However your tone jars and is basically rude in the extreme. I do not seek to make excuses for the failure of people to read the ready available documentation but it was your own choice to reply to the OP and it would have been quite sufficient to give a simple web link to the Oracle documentation. This would also have saved you some time as well as some wear and tear to your keyboard.


On Jul 28, 9:22 pm, wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Jul 2008 21:26:14 +0200, "astalavista" <>
> wrote:
> >Hi,
> >What the practical difference/utility beween CHARACTERSET and
> >In other words why NATIONAL CHARACTERSET was introduced ?
> >Thanks for your lights
> What is the practical gain of online documentation, when you can use a
> newsgroup to have someone look it up on your behalf?
> Thank you so much for asking yet another doc question, showing you
> couldn't be bothered to LOOK UP the difference
> --
> Sybrand Bakker
> Senior Oracle DBA
Received on Tue Jul 29 2008 - 15:43:19 CDT

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