Oracle Thing Driver string conversions
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Posted By:   joro_simeonov
Posted On:   Tuesday, December 11, 2001 04:37 AM

hallo everybody,

i use oracle 8 database with US7ASCII encoding, and i use oracle thin driver to connect to it.
i have a table there columns are VARCHAR2 anf LONG.

when i use ResultSet.getString() from a VARCHAR2 column all is OK and i see french characters correct. but when i do the same with a LONG column i see wrong characters on the place of french ones. That happens because in case of VARCHAR2 and CHAR column the Thin driver converts automatically data from US7ASCII to UCS-2 (a Java string) but HOW TO CONVERT a LONG column into Java String ?
Please help if you know the answer.

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