Forum OpenACS Q&A: Re: Asian Characters and UTF-8 Encoding - Any experiences?

Posted by Brian Fenton on
PS here's the Oracle note on how to convert your database character set:

Quick summary: alter database character set UTF8;

Beware the dreaded ORA-12712: new character set must be a superset of old character set!

As I said your data is probably screwed, so there's no point running the conversion until you clean it up.