Re: Alternatives to a single bar code

From: David Mertz <voting-project_at_gnosis_dot_cx>
Date: Thu May 06 2004 - 23:22:57 CDT

On May 7, 2004, at 12:06 AM, Ed Kennedy wrote:
> Sigh. I'm not a programmer so this my sound inane but why don't you
> design the system so 1d or 2d scanning are software switchable? Or
> design
> the system for 1d but do so in such a way that it doesn't preclude
> adding a
> 2d scanner or even a flat bed twain scanner with a document feeder.

This is pretty much what we have. All the discussion about barcodes
and information requirements might have made it sound like this is a
lot more hard-wired than it really is (especially to non-programmers).
The barcode used is quite modular, and relatively easy to replace.
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