How do you like to read a phone number?

Michele Renda michele.renda at
Mon Dec 29 17:25:49 CET 2008

Il 29/12/2008 17:18, Alexandre Ghisoli ha scritto:
> I suggest to work with E.164 numbering scheme only. In this case, you
> can populate your address book in full international number, without
> taking care of your location (i.e. don't add prefix when outside of
> your area / country).
> Now, it will be useful and really nice to have an presentation number
> shaper. It will automagically arrange the number you enter or your
> caller party number in a nice fashion, depending of your local
> preferences.
> But remember, today, with VoIP, some operators did not present number
> according to the ITU or RFC formats. So it will be hard to catch all
> the possible scenarios.
> BTW, it's not so hard to detect your operator's country, E.212 specify
> operators numbers and names, so FR could adapt the rules depending the
> operator ;)
Yes, it is like a render.
About VoIP, usually they have their prefix, so it will not be difficult.

In every case, if I can't know a number format, I can fallback on a 
simple format.

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