On Wed, 13 Jun 2012 13:50:17 -0500, McKown, John wrote:

>I __think__ I understand what IBM is saying. You must differentiate between a 
>"hex value" (0x00..0xFF) and a "code point" (a subset of "hex values"). Not 
>every "hex value" is a "code point" in every CCSID. I.e. a single byte CCSID 
>may have less than 256 "code points", or a double byte CCSID may have less 
>than 65336 "code points"...
In that case, a conscientious utility _ought_ to indicate an error on 
an octet which is not a "code point" rather than mapping it to some arbitrary

-- gil

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