Qualifier

Qualifier values of 0133 in ISO9735

Character encoding, coded (an1..3)

Coded identification of the character encoding used in the interchange.

Code Description
1 ASCII 7 bit
ASCII 7 bit code.
2 ASCII 8 bit
ASCII 8 bit code.
3 Code page 500 (EBCDIC Multinational No. 5)
Encoding schema for the repertoire as defined by the code page.
4 Code page 850 (IBM PC Multinational)
Encoding schema for the repertoire as defined by the code page.
5 UCS-2
Universal Multiple-Octet Coded Character Set (UCS) two- octet per character encoding schema as defined in ISO/IEC 10646-1.
6 UCS-4
Universal Multiple-Octet Coded Character Set (UCS) four- octet per character encoding schema as defined in ISO/IEC 10646-1.
7 UTF-8
UCS Transformation Format 8 (UTF-8) multi-octet (of length one to six octets) per character encoding schema as defined in ISO/IEC 10646-1, Annex R.
8 UTF-16
UCS Transformation Format 16 (UTF-16) two-octet per character encoding schema as defined in ISO/IEC 10646-1, Annex Q.
ZZZ Mutually agreed
Mutually agreed between trading partners.