[jdom-interest] SAXBuilder on OS/390

Alex Rosen arosen at silverstream.com
Mon Sep 24 10:58:44 PDT 2001

> I checked the encoding of the file on the mainframe and it is
> Cp1047, which
> is the EBCDIC code page.
> Will Xerces or JDOM.SAXBuilder have any problems if I feed it
> a file of this
> encoding? Do I have to translate the file some way?

The FAQ on the Xerces home page talks about the encodings it supports. JDOM
shouldn't have a problem with reading it. As far as writing it, I don't
know. I guess that if the VM has an EBCDIC encoder, which it must, then
it'll just work if you set up XMLOutputter properly.


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