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Re: [xsl] Representing EBCDIC code 37 in xslt

Subject: Re: [xsl] Representing EBCDIC code 37 in xslt
From: Michael Kay <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2013 19:32:28 +0000

On 30 Dec 2013, at 18:52, a kusa <akusa8@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi Michael:
> Thanks for your quick response. I did mention that I tried utf-8 and
> iso-8859-1 encoding. I cannot set the whole encoding to EBCDIC since
> that will change all the other text to gibberish.

That doesn't make sense. It makes no sense to have some characters in a file
encoded in EBCDIC unless the whole file is encoded in EBCDIC.

Are you using "gibberish" as a synonym for "EBCDIC"? If so, I don't really
understand what you are trying to achieve.

Saxon, incidentally, allows you to use any encoding supported by your Java
environment. Information on the encodings supported by Oracle JDK 7 can be
found here:


Michael Kay

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