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Reply-To: "fred bartoli"
From: "fred bartoli"
Subject: Re: Generating Serial Numbers
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 17:20:56 +0200
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John Devereux a écrit dans le message :
> "Geraldo Sazias" wrote:
> >Maybe slightly OT but here goes:
> >I was wondering where companies get their schemes to generate serial
> >for their equipment. These are almost always coded to prevent competitors
> >from finding out how many products one has produced.
> >Are there standards for generatin serial numbers or do companies make
> >up on an ad-hoc basis?
> We started at 1 and counted upwards... You mean there's
> another way???!!
Yes. Try to figure the number of products you'll sell. Then start numbering
from there down to zero.
When you've reach zero, just stop the production.
Nice, isn't it ?
> John Devereux
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