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iACS emulation - Enhance character codepage for non-printable character and allow for substitution
This is a request to enhance the character code page/table for non-printable characters in the 5250 emulator.
Character code page should follow GS1 General Specifications standards for these characters and allow for substitution to a readable character such as a dash, tilde, pipe, or any other suitable character.
There are three different separator characters used within the data matrix string that should be considered: record separator (ASCII 29) group separator (ASCII 30) end of transaction (ASCII 4)
Full ASCII table available at link below. First column shows all non-printable characters that could be added into character table for substitution: https://www.asciitable.com/
Scanning a barcode with GS- Group Separators does not read the group separators and simply drops them from the data stream. This makes parsing barcode data without a fixed length impossible. Passing the non-printable characters through the emulator via character substitution would allow for the data to be parsed by programs.
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