>until we set it to 37.

My fear is changing the system value. not a specific file value.
I have credit card auth & settle running with all kinds of
hex characters and worry changing the ccsid will change the
ascii characters transmitted. Don't have a good time or method
to test in a 24x7 env with no test system. Plus management
may not understand my "potentially" breaking one app in order
to "potentially" fix another (and I'm on the clock..).

jim


----- Original Message -----
From: "R. Bruce Hoffman, Jr." <rbruceh@attglobal.net>
To: <web400@midrange.com>
Sent: Wednesday, December 04, 2002 1:55 PM
Subject: Re: [WEB400] Is ccsid 65535 cvt to 37 painless?


> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Scott Mildenberger" <Smildenber@Washcorp.com>
> To: <web400@midrange.com>
> Sent: Thursday, November 28, 2002 12:14 PM
> Subject: RE: [WEB400] Is ccsid 65535 cvt to 37 painless?
>
>
> > I went through and changed it on all our machines and never had any
> > problems.  We are running JD Edwards on some of our machines as well as
> many
> > custom applications.
> >
>
>
> actually, not changing it can be more painful... we just had an old pf
from
> the 38 days, still pf38-dta, and at ccsid of -1. ODBC access to this file
> returned lots of nasty garbage until we set it to 37.
>
> ===========================================================
> R. Bruce Hoffman, Jr.
>  -- IBM Certified Specialist - iSeries Administrator
>  -- IBM Certified Specialist - RPG IV Developer
>
> "If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous,
>   he will not bite you. This is the principal difference
>   between a dog and a man."
>
>     - Mark Twain
>
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