15.10 - TCHBIG5_1R0 - Teradata Database

Teradata Database International Character Set Support

prodname
Teradata Database
vrm_release
15.00
15.10
category
Configuration
User Guide
featnum
B035-1125-015K

The TCHBIG5_1R0 character set provides support for traditional Chinese (Big5) on network-attached clients.

For TCHBIG5_1R0, a CHARACTER data type supports mixed single- and multibyte characters. The value of the first byte in the sequence distinguishes single-byte characters from double-byte characters.

 

IF the value of the first byte is …

THEN the length of the character is …

less than 0x81

one byte

greater than or equal to 0x81

two bytes

The TCHBIG5_1R0 character set includes definitions for the single-byte characters corresponding to seven-bit ASCII.

The character mapping tables are described in the following text files, which are available on CD and on the Web at http://www.info.teradata.com/.

 

File Name (on CD)

Title (on the Web)

Description

C1RMUNCD.txt

TCHBIG5_1R0 Multibyte to Unicode

Maps the multibyte character portion of TCHBIG5 to Unicode.

C1RSUNCD.txt

TCHBIG5_1R0 Single Byte to Unicode

Maps the single-byte character portion of TCHBIG5 to Unicode.