On Thu, 20 December 2001, btaylo24@csc.com wrote:

> Within the file there is a  # (hash). When the file is sent to an NT4
> server the # (hash) is turned into a  (pound)
>
> The language settings on the AS/400 are as follows :-
> QCCSID= 65535
> QCHRID= 697 280
> QCNTRYID= IT
> QKBDTYPE=ITB
> QLANGID= ITA
>
> The file has a language tag of ENG with a CCSID of 65535.
> The NT machine is set up for  UK English

This is going to take either an expert at this kind of thing or some detailed 
checking. Note that # (hash) is also known as a "pound sign" when referring to 
weights such as "6 pounds 5 ounces". I imagine UK English sees the hex value 
and interprets it as " (pound)".

That's pretty tenuous, I know, but the whole internationalization thing is 
tenuous no matter how precisely defined, IMO.

Tom Liotta

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