How to cannonicate numbers in international form

Tilman Baumann tilman at
Mon Jul 28 11:31:05 CEST 2008

Sascha Wessel wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 05:43:59PM -0300, Werner Almesberger wrote:
>> Joachim Breitner wrote:
>>> I assume you meant ???configurable by the programmer or maybe
>>> distributor???, and not by the regular user?
>> If there's a config file somewhere, people will find ways to make
>> it do what they want ;-)
> Hi,
> why not allow the regular user to write scripts for his
> preferred formatting?
> E.g. load all python files from one global config directory
> at startup; provide some default scripts and put special hacks
> in extra ipk packages.
> This way, a script may return a string depending on only 
> parts of the number, not associated with any contact:
> "Someone from Berlin in Germany"

That goes a bit further than currently. But i think that would be 
absolutely useful.

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