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Re: CAT: Ordering from Cayeux


Anner  --  That looked like it might be the solution, but it, too, did not
work.  I have also tried entering the numbers in patterns given in a website
discussing French phone numbers.  I guess I'll have to wait to hear from
Cayeux again.  (Lafayette, we are here  --  hello?  --  hello?)  --  Griff

----- Original Message -----
From: <ChatOWhitehall@aol.com>
To: <iris@hort.net>
Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2005 4:01 PM
Subject: [iris] CAT: Ordering from Cayeux


> In a message dated 8/16/05 2:40:22 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> jgcrump@erols.com writes:
>
> <<  Now, their online order form won't permit me to proceed until I list a
> French phone number.  Sacre bleu!  The error message says that the phone
number
> "must contain five chars".  Since I am sure they are not talking about
fish, I
> assume that they are using the archaic term for "characters". >>
>
> I think what you are seeing here is "char" being employed in
> contradistinction to "numero," because all chars--meaning units-- will
necessarily contain
> more than one numero, or digit.
>
> Why not plug in the phone number for the Societe Nationale d'Horticulture
de
> France in Paris? According to their webpage their five chars are:
>
> 01 44 39 78 78
>
> Anner Whitehead
> Richmond VA USA
>
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