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From David Francis Buhler <davidbuh...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Other locales for Flex SDK
Date Tue, 14 Feb 2012 20:09:12 GMT
There is an Apache-licensed project that deals with i18n phone-number
validation:

http://code.google.com/p/libphonenumber/

Perhaps it could be ported as an Apache Flex Phone Number Validator?

On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 2:48 PM, Glenn Williams <info@tinylion.co.uk> wrote:

> Hi David.
>
> Just to make matters worse. Here's the formatting
> rules for UK phone numbers needed to make any
> formatting complete. Ive actually just finished
> this last week in an app for a client here in the
> UK.
>
> Sorry if you already know this, I just thought I'd
> add it to point out the whole problem
>
> Cheers
>
> Glenn
> Tinylion uk
>
> UK Telephone pattern match:
>
> (02x) xxxx xxxx
> (01x1) xxx xxxx
> (011x) xxx xxxx
> (01xxx) xxxxxx
> (01xxx) xxxxx
> (01xxxx) xxxxx
> (016977) xxxx
> (01###) #####[#]
> (011#) ### ####
> (01#1) ### ####
> (013873) #####
> (015242) #####
> (015394) #####
> (015395) #####
> (015396) #####
> (016973) #####
> (016974) #####
> (016977) ####[#]
> (017683) #####
> (017684) #####
> (017687) #####
> (019467) #####
> (02#) #### ####
>
> 03## ### ####
> 05### ######
> 0500 ######
> 07### ######
> 08## ### ###[#]
> 09## ### ####
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Arno [mailto:david@davidarno.org]
> Sent: 14 February 2012 16:48
> To: flex-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: RE: Other locales for Flex SDK
>
> > From: Justin Mclean
> [mailto:justin@classsoftware.com]
> > Sent: 14 February 2012 13:25
> >
> > With minimal changes (phone format and currency
> symbol would be all I
> > think) it could be converted to an en_GB locale.
> I have started working my way through Justin's
> patch to convert it to an en_GB version, but I'm
> stuck on phone numbers. The rules for phone number
> formats are complex in the UK and I don't know the
> best way of expressing the formatter.
>
> For example, these are all valid, properly
> formatted, UK numbers:
>
> +44 20 xxxx xxxx
> (020) xxxx xxxx
> (016977)  xxxx
> 0800 xxxxxx
> 0800 xxx xxxx
> 01332 050xxx
> 074xx xxxxxx
>
> When the number starts with the international
> dialling code details - +44, - then the 0 at the
> beginning of the number is dropped, the area code
> (if the number has one) is mandatory and is shown
> separated by spaces. Finally, the rest of the
> number is shown, formatted depending on length.
>
> If the number has an optional area code (which
> varies in length from 3 to 6 digits), then that
> area code is shown inside () brackets. If the
> 0xx... part is mandatory (such as with 07...
> mobile numbers) then no ()'s are used.
>
> Can anyone give me a clue how to tackle this?
>
> David.
>
>

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