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COBOL Unicode Support

White Papers


The speaker will cover the support for Unicode available with Enterprise COBOL for z/OS and OS/390 Version 3 including:

* Highlights of the language features: Unicode data type, Unicode literals, use of Unicode data in COBOL statements applicable to character data, implicit data conversions between Unicode and EBCDIC, and explicit data conversions between Unicode and any other data representation including any EBCDIC or ASCII code page specified

* Compiler options that affect the support for Unicode

* How the COBOL support interacts with Unicode support by other products such as DB2

* System configuration considerations for the Unicode support

SS8429-Unicode Support in Enterprise COBOL.pdf

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Modified date:
08 August 2018