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COBOL Unicode Support

White paper


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

Document information

More support for: Enterprise COBOL for z/OS

Software version: All Versions

Operating system(s): Platform Independent, z/OS

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 7004197

Modified date: 26 August 2003