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   Re: [xml-dev] Re: Are the data users happy? Why not?

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>>>>> "Michael" == Michael Kay <michael.h.kay@ntlworld.com> writes:

    Michael> It depends a bit how many errors validation
    Michael> catches. Since phone numbers have no check digit, most
    Michael> errors will get through anyway.

Not errors involving length or area code checks. But phone numbers is
just one example. The thread headed towards the: because checking
sometimes fails (insert weird case example), don't check. 

My customers have actually asked for more stringent checks in several
cases, so they probably perceived value. But it's still an interesting
question: where do you stop, where do you check (data entry or cleanup
later), what do you accept.

PS: and indeed, this msg does not contain HTML ;-)


Berend. (-:


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