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Status Not under consideration
Workspace DataStage
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 13, 2017

Need new NLS ISO 639-2 alpha-2 in DataStage 11.5

SAP Tech Upgrade to release 750 version introduces new characters in T002T ABAP table in SPRSL field for Hindi, Kazakh, Vietnamese value in column SPTXT, which DataStage is not able to translate and extracting junk characters.
SAP NOTE: 319916 was opened. As per SAP, internal representations of some languages are Korean characters; you will see such values e.g. in table T002. These characters are used internally only; the user interface shows 2-letter language keys (upper case). They correspond in most cases to the ISO 639-2 alpha-2 language code (lower case). Example: The ISO639-2 alpha-2 code for Vietnamese is "vi", SAP's corresponding two letter language key is "VI.
Therefore to support such language, new NLS ISO 639-2 alpha-2 need to be available in DataStage.