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Global Conversion Routine for Multiple Emulators, Utilities and Applications in a Single Product

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000037194D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Nguyen, HH Pekowski, R Ruben, J Snyder, JW Yeamans, SA [+details]

Abstract

The PC DOS internal data is in an 8-bit IBM PC Code. The internal data stream of a product can be in many forms. The product's data needs to be converted to and from the system supported codes. The OS/2* Extended Edition product accomplishes this with its General Convert Routine. It has the following features to satisfy the unique data conversion needs of all pieces of the product.