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EBCDIC code pages are based on the original EBCDIC character encoding; there are a variety of EBCDIC code pages intended for use in different parts of the world, including code pages for non-Latin scripts such as Chinese, Japanese (e.g., EBCDIC 930, JEF, and KEIS), Korean, and Greek (EBCDIC 875).
The most common newline convention used with EBCDIC code pages is to use a NEL (NEXT LINE) code between lines. Converters to other encodings often replace NEL with LF or CR/LF, even if there is a NEL in the target encoding.
The following code pages have the full Latin-1 character set (ISO/IEC 8859-1). The first column gives the original code page number. The second column gives the number of the code page updated with the Euro sign (EUR) replacing the universal currency sign (¤).
|037||1140||Australia, Brazil, Canada, New Zealand, Portugal, South Africa, USA|
|284||1145||Latin America, Spain|
|285||1146||Ireland, United Kingdom|
|1047||924||Open Systems (MVS C compiler)|