FIX: @@language Value Can Be Truncated After Changing Value

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BUG #: 53101 (SQLBUG_70)
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Symptoms

If SET LANGUAGE is used to change a client's current language setting or @@LANGUAGE to a language with a shorter name and then back to the original language, @@LANGUAGE is truncated to the length of the shorter language name plus one byte.

Status

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in SQL Server 7.0. This problem has been corrected in U.S. Service Pack 1 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
232570INF: How to Obtain Service Pack 1 for Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 and Microsoft Data Engine (MSDE) 1.0
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More information

If a client changes from "us_english" to "german" and back to "us_english", @@LANGUAGE contains "us_engl" rather than "us_english".

Properties

Article ID: 196771 - Last Review: November 2, 2013 - Revision: 3.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 Standard Edition
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