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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 16, 2016

Free the Node.js runtime from obligatory UTF-8 encoding

The Node.js runtime does a wrong conversion of ideographic characters like german umlaut and italian accented letters.
Characters are written like this:
Päbra -> PÀbra
Delbrück -> Delbrück

Please free the Node.js runtime from obligatory UTF-8 encoding and allow encodings like CCSID 1144.

Use Case:


Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Dec 27, 2016

    The key problem is that Node.js does not support encodings other than UTF-8/16 internally.

    The workaround is using UTF-8 (CCSID 1208) to post data to the DB2 driver.

  • Guest
    Aug 17, 2016

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #93109 in product IBM i.