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Re: [vox-tech] mysql <--> oracle function question
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Re: [vox-tech] mysql <--> oracle function question

On Fri, 15 Oct 2004, David Hummel wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 14, 2004 at 09:54:19PM -0700, Dylan Beaudette wrote:
> >
> > after searching about on google, and the MySQL manual ... i can't seem to find
> > an equivilent function in MySQL to Oracle's TRANSLATE() function...
> You could use a nested REPLACE:
>  Oracle: TRANSLATE('string','str','123') -> '123ing'
>  MySQL:  REPLACE(REPLACE(REPLACE('string','s','1'),'t','2'),'r','3') -> '123ing'

That doesn't look like the same thing.  For example, consider:

Oracle: TRANSLATE('string','str','rst') -> 'rsting'
MySQL: REPLACE(REPLACE(REPLACE('string','s','r'),'t','s'),'r','t')->'tsting'

Not that I got any better solution. =P


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