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Convert Binary to ASCII

Postby Papya013 » Tue Dec 29, 2015 12:56 pm

Hi Team,

As I am new to this kind of requirement your help/suggestions will be highly appreciated.

I have a requirement where in we get a file in Binary format(Actual data is in Swedish) and which need to be converted into ASCII format.

Middleware is converting that Swedish to Binary.

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Postby prino » Tue Dec 29, 2015 1:44 pm

Wow, converting Swedish to Binary! And Binary is the language of which country? Tried to find it on Google and Wikipedia, but no luck, and my friend who works as a translator for the EU had also never heard of this language.
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Re: Convert Binary to ASCII

Postby NicC » Tue Dec 29, 2015 6:11 pm

If the dataset is on a z/os mainframe then it is likely to be in EBCDIC which is the encoding generally ised on a mainframe. Why do you want ASCII which is what is used on PCs?

Binary - everything is in binary - it is how those bits are interpreted that determine if it is EBCDIC, ASCII, UTF etc.
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