From: Gerard H. Pille <>
Date: Sun, 07 Jun 2009 17:58:41 +0200
Message-ID: <4a2be3b0$0$2850$>

Frank van Bortel schreef:
> No they cannot. And as long as path to equals path from,
> no one is going to see any changes.
> If you want to store the character 'A', and you do it by
> translating into something you do not recognize, and get it back, and it
> is still represented as 'A', how can that be wrong?!?
> Somethimes, the thing you stored (and did not recognize) is
> encrypted. Sometimes, a client with another nls setting than
> what you *expected* entered the character.
> Think EBCDIC, for a change.

I must say that it was BULLSHIT that sprang to my mind, rather than EBCDIC.

Ik geloof dat in Nederland het woord "lulkoek" zou gebruikt worden. Received on Sun Jun 07 2009 - 17:58:41 CEST

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