Re: Euro in IBM codepages

From: David Kay (
Date: Tue May 19 1998 - 20:55:46 EDT

John Cowan wrote:

> Is there any WWW resource for the repertoires and encodings of IBM code
> pages?

I am currently chasing up the same information. This is the reply I
received from NLTC.

> IBM publishes a document, "Character Data Representation Architecture
> Reference and Registry", SC09-2190. This document includes two CDROMs
> which have many conversion tables including from IBM code pages to
> UCS-2 (Unicode). It also includes a no-cost licence for using these tables
> in products.
> The tables are in a binary format and this is explained in the document.
> If however you need some other format which we happen to have, then I can
> usually get that to you once you have the licence. (For Unicode tables we
> have text forms that may be more what you really want.) You also need to
> contact me directly (or NLTC) if you need some of the newer tables that
> are not included in the CDROMs.
> In the US. you can get this document by calling 1-800-879-2755. However,
> it looks like maybe you are in Australia and I don't know how to get it
> there. Since Look Software is an IBM partner, I assume you have an IBM
> contact who should be able to help. If however you have any problem,
> please get back to me and I'll see what I can do.
> Rick Pond 416-448-3222 (TL 778)
> 3R/979/1150 fax -4414
> National Language Technical Centre, IBM Toronto Lab
> inet: VM : POND@IBMCA
> Notes: Rick Pond/Toronto/IBM@IBMCA

Hope this helps.

David Kay
Look Software
Dynamic Solutions for Dynamic Business
Phone +61 3 9548 8811 Fax +61 3 9548 8822

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