[ic] Re:new tutorial problem?

+N6REJ n6rej@tcsn.net
Thu, 18 Jan 2001 00:58:18 -0800

heheeh.. forgot about internatil zips... to used to US system I guess.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jon Jensen" <jon@akopia.com>
To: <interchange-users@lists.akopia.com>
Sent: Wednesday, 17 January, 2001 20:34
Subject: Re: [ic] Re:new tutorial problem?

> On Wed, 17 Jan 2001, +N6REJ wrote:
> > hey wait, how can the zip only be 4 digits? is that ok?
> If you really want to limit that field to U.S.-only zip codes, you can add
> the line 'zip=zip' to profiles.order. However, both for the tutorial and
> in general I think it's a bad idea to exclude every other postal code
> system in the world, which use alphanumerics (like T0L 0R0 for a town
> outside of Toronto, Canada, as an example that happens to be in my head).
> Even though Interchange can easily do things like this, sometimes it's
> better to let users enter whatever they want instead of getting in their
> way when they're trying to give you money.
> Jon
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