[CS-FSLUG] Fwd: International Data

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Wed Nov 28 15:56:49 CST 2007


On 11/28/07, Josiah Ritchie <josiah.ritchie at gmail.com> wrote:
> Something new and interesting about my new position here at FIM is the
> consideration of International data. I'm in the early thoughts of
> starting up an open-source project for missionary care, I haven't come
> up with a nam yet. I'm thinking about its requirements in terms of
> database design. I figure a firm foundation would be critical and that
> means a well structured database.
> Anyway, the thing that is really floating around in my head right now
> is how a system like this would handle international contact
> information. Each country has their own postal systems and telephone
> systems. How can you store this sort of information in a database
> without creating an unpredictable mess? Usability is also a concern.
> Does anyone have any experience in this sort of thing they'd like to
> JSR/
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