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Status Future consideration
Workspace App Connect
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 12, 2015

Support for substitution characters with DFDL parser.

In ICU conversion map file, user can define "subchar" as a substitution character for unassigned code points.
MRM parser replaces unassigned code points with this substitution character defined in "subchar",
whereas current implementation of DFDL parser cannot and It throws conversion error instead,

It is common requirement to provide substitution character for unassigned code point, so DFDL parser should support the same functionality as MRM does.

Idea priority High
RFE ID 67877
RFE URL
RFE Product IBM App Connect Enterprise (formerly IBM Integration Bus)
  • Guest
    Aug 14, 2020

    As part of our regular commitment to re-review RFEs we continue to monitor this RFE for votes, comments and signals of importance to our community. Current status is maintained as Uncommitted Candidate.

  • Guest
    Dec 13, 2017

    Any update on when this might be delivered in a best case scenario? I've got an issue converting Unicode Latin chars such as RIGHT SINGLE QUOTATION MARK into a DFDL COBOL message on ISO-8859-1. Currently, I'm looking at ICU translisterators but it would have been helpful to have an alternative option to hand, such as dfdl:encodingErrorPolicy.

  • Guest
    Oct 7, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - Integration
    Product - IBM Integration Bus (WebSphere Message Broker) - IIB

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - Connectivity and Integration
    Product - IBM Integration Bus (WebSphere Message Broker) - IIB

  • Guest
    May 14, 2015

    Thanks for your the comment.
    I'm glad to know this item is on the high on the list, and looking forward to seeing IIB implementing this feature.

  • Guest
    Apr 21, 2015

    The support for the requested behavior is provided in the DFDL 1.0 specification using property dfdl:encodingErrorPolicy with value 'replace'. This has not yet been implemented by IBM DFDL, but is high on our list of things to add.