[SHR-U] Impressions and Problems

Sebastian Krzyszkowiak seba.dos1 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 14 18:18:26 CEST 2009

On 8/14/09, Nikita V. Youshchenko <yoush at debian.org> wrote:
>> I'm thinking that a good way to compare phone numbers (for example the
>> sender of a message and a phone book entry) is to check whether one
>> number is a suffix of the other number. Are there any (non-obscure)
>> cases where this would give false positives?
> Here in Russia +7916xxxxxxx and 8916xxxxxxx are the same numbers, but
> neither one is prefix of the other one.
> Btw, when somebody calls me (to my daily phone, not freerunner), caller
> number is autodetected with 8xxx form, while in the address book I prefer
> to have +7xxx form such that it works abroad.
> Nikita

Correct implementation is already done in libphone-utils. Handling
that case should be possible with correct country configuration.

Sebastian Krzyszkowiak

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