|Oracle9i Supplied PL/SQL Packages and Types Reference
Release 2 (9.2)
Part Number A96612-01
UTL_ENCODE package provides functions that encode
RAW data into a standard encoded format so that the data can be transported between hosts. You can use
UTL_ENCODE functions to encode the body of email text. The package also contains the decode counterpart functions of the encode functions. The functions follow published standards for encoding to accommodate non-Oracle utilities on the sending or receiving ends.
This chapter discusses the following topics: