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Difference between IN LEGACY TEXT MODE & TEXT MODE ENCODING NON-UNICODE

Hi,

We're upgrading to ECC5 and the 'open dataset' command needs amending if the program is flagged for Unicode (which usually occurrs in user/fm exits). Therefore is ECC5 this command is no longer valid:

"open dataset DSN in text mode"

We currently interface with systems that may not have unicode enabled. Yet we have not enabled unicode in our own system just yet.

So we think these two commands are the most approriate for replacing the 'old' open dataset command:

"open dataset DSN for input in TEXT MODE encoding NON-UNICODE"

"open dataset DSN in LEGACY TEXT MODE for input"

However we're not really sure what the difference between these two commands is?

Has anyone worked with these commands?

Could you offer some help as to their differences and when each should be used?

Many thanks!

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