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(IBM) double-byte character set.
A character set
that uses 16 bits to represent a character.
DBCS(Double Byte Character Set) A character code that uses one or two bytes to represent one character. It was developed for the Japanese, Chinese and Korean languages. See Unicode.
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Version 3.0 enhancements include double byte character set
support for Asian business environments; enhanced HTML output; TIFF output for fax delivery and archival and retrieval systems; an interface to IBM's WebSphere MQ middleware; and multiple-up support.
Double Byte Character Sets
(DBCS) contain more than 65,000 character codes and process Chinese, Japanese and Korean data.