U.S. and European applications using only those characters from ASCII, ISO 8859 Latin1, or proposed ISO 8859 Latin9 repertoires.
To specify the LATIN server character set for a character column, use the following syntax.
|Data Type||Maximum Value for n|
|CHARACTER(n) CHARACTER SET LATIN||64000
(This is also the size of LONG VARCHAR CHARACTER SET LATIN.)
|VARCHAR(n) CHARACTER SET LATIN|
|CLOB(n) CHARACTER SET LATIN||2097088000|
The semantics of the 8-bit LATIN server character set determine what characters are considered letters for the purpose of uppercasing, and how to translate between server character sets.
Database storage space for this type is allocated on a character basis.
For details about the LATIN server character set, see International Character Set Support.