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Bug #41647 php and sql server 2000
Submitted: 2007-06-11 09:40 UTC Modified: 2007-06-11 14:49 UTC
Avg. Score:5.0 ± 0.0
Reproduced:0 of 0 (0.0%)
From: giannisptr at yahoo dot gr Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: *Unicode Issues
PHP Version: 5.2.3 OS: Win XP
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2007-06-11 09:40 UTC] giannisptr at yahoo dot gr
I implement a web site that invokes a web service (using nusoap.php).
The web service queries a table from an sql server 2000 database and returns a string with the records returned.
The problem is that althou english characters appear correctly into the string, the greek characters are all replayed by '?'.
When used iconv and mb_convert_encoding neither greek nor english characters apper correctly. 
Is the any solution to this problem???

Reproduce code:
//call web service
$retstr= $client->call('GetRecords',$param);

//returned string
print $retstr;

//using iconv
print iconv("UCS-2","UTF-8",$retstr);

//using mb_convert_encoding
print mb_convert_encoding($retstr,"UTF-8","UCS-2");


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 [2007-06-11 14:49 UTC]
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