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Re: Converting Mainframe EBCDIC data

by swampyankee (Parson)
on Sep 27, 2013 at 14:01 UTC ( #1055981=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Converting Mainframe EBCDIC data

EBCDIC <=> ASCII conversion has always been fraught, and cannot be done with 100% success, as the character sets represented are not identical (and there is the problem of which EBCDIC...). I've done a lot of porting to & from IBM platforms and it is not as straightforward as it should be. EBCDIC isn't the only issue.

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