New charset IBM1153

Ulf Zibis Ulf.Zibis at
Tue Feb 10 19:22:47 UTC 2009

Hi Boris,

I'm on the way, to include extended charsets in my project in footprint saving way.
Give me some more 2..3 weeks.
Then it would be easy for me to compile a special jar for you, which you 
could preload via -Xbootclasspath/p:, if you are using Java version 6.


Am 10.02.2009 15:38, Boris.Just at schrieb:
> Hi everybody!
> Is there any possibility that a further charset (HOST IBM CP1153/1375 
> Latin 2 - EBCDIC Multilingual) will be part of
> a next JRE version or update? It is quite a new charset and is simular 
> to IBM870, but has the EURO sign in addition.
> As more and more countries in eastern europe change their currency to 
> euro or use it for payment, it is getting more
> and more important (in particular for mainframes).
> We have a problem  just now with a DB2 java driver, which does  not 
> support this charset because it is at the moment not part of the
> standard JVM.
> Thanks for your reply in advance!
> Best regards
>        Boris Just

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