Re: Barcode Vocalization Application

From: Jan Karrman <jan_at_it_dot_uu_dot_se>
Date: Tue Oct 07 2003 - 02:31:56 CDT

On Mon, 6 Oct 2003, Alan Dechert wrote:

> I am expecting a 39 digit number but I got a 40 digit number choosing the
> "Get bar code number" option.

When the four digit ballot number is removed, and the rest is
unobfuscated, you get a 36-digit number that always has a leading
zero - that is probably why it works in your bva app. The zero is
added to make it an even number of digits for the compact Code-128
encoding.

/Jan
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