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Double Byte Problem

We're involved in a Japense project where we do have to interface 2 systems :

- An ERP with a Logistics sofware

The ERP is Japenese based, from there we export a file
which contains a shipping address, some items references,items description and quantities.

All the information contained in this file
are in Japene (Double Bytes Data)

The computer at the logistics company do not handle double bytes.

What are my alternatives ?

Thanks for your inputs

Tarek Demiati
Thursday, September 25, 2003

- one is that you let know the customer about the problem.

na
Thursday, September 25, 2003

na :

I'm the customer!
It's an internal project.

Tarek Demiati
Thursday, September 25, 2003

"The computer at the logistics company do not handle double bytes"

If that is the only issue, then is there any system addons (OS Patches etc.) that will allow the server to handle Double bytes? Failing that me thinks you might have to fork out for a new server?

Chris
Thursday, September 25, 2003

Is the logistics company an external company? If you're the customer, ask them to provide a suitable interface. Ask them how they usually go about handling Japanese address data. What kind of information are you exporting... Japanese adresses? If so, you'll need the double byte capabilities, else you can't display the fileset. In case they're Latin charset adresses, convert your address data to single byte iso-latin-? or ascii.

  -tim

a2800276
Thursday, September 25, 2003

"The computer at the logistics company do not handle double bytes."

There is not enough information in your post to be able to generate any meaningful response.

Computers do not "handle" anything; only software does.  What software are you using at the logistics company?

Alyosha`
Thursday, September 25, 2003

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