New charset IBM1153

Ulf Zibis Ulf.Zibis at
Thu Apr 2 08:21:42 UTC 2009

Hi Boris,

I now have compiled a customised JAR including charset CP1153 for you:
Usage (be aware to run with Java 6):
    java -Xbootclasspath/p:nio_charset_M4_customer_IBM1153.jar [-cp 
YourProject.jar] YourMainClass

The canonical name of the charset in question is "IBM01153".

Anyway (I guess, you would more prefer it in standard Java library) I 
would be thankful, if you would give it a try, just for feedback on my 


Am 10.02.2009 20:22, Ulf Zibis schrieb:
> 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.
> -Ulf
> 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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