[ic] Multizip and Multistate do not require

Gert van der Spoel gert at 3edge.com
Fri Jan 8 17:36:05 UTC 2010

> -----Original Message-----
> From: interchange-users-bounces at icdevgroup.org [mailto:interchange-
> users-bounces at icdevgroup.org] On Behalf Of Paul Jordan
> Sent: Friday, January 08, 2010 7:27 PM
> To: interchange-users at icdevgroup.org
> Subject: [ic] Multizip and Multistate do not require
> IC 5.6.2
> As standard ships, the Common Profile has among other things:
>     state=multistate
>     zip=multizip
> I should mention that I do have MV_STATE_REQUIRED and MV_ZIP_REQUIRED
> set
> properly. With this, I was under the impression a zipcode and state
> would be
> required.
> If the customer is not from the US or Canada, they can get through the
> checkout without having a state or zipcode. I noticed this because I
> was
> getting autocreate failures with sporadic German customers that were
> including their postal code  prefixed on the City, and leaving the
> postal
> code blank.
> Anyway, to work as expected, one would really need this:
>     state=multistate
>     &and
>     state=required
>     zip=multizip
>     &and
>     zip=required
> I'm submitting this to make sure this was the intended behavior, or is
> there
> in fact a bug.
> Just to be clear, as Standard ships, auto-creates can fail.

Hi Paul,

A patch was made by Mike to prevent the autocreation from failing, see:

This has been backported to 5.6.2 stable branch and is part of the current
5.6.2 download:

Only if you'd do an order desk entry you'd still run into the problem
mentioned from the looks of it as there the password generation is still
based on just the zipcode.

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