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Re: National Number to text conversion

From: brian ally <brian(at)zijn-digital(dot)com>
To: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: National Number to text conversion
Date: 2006-05-29 15:22:07
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Bob Pawley wrote:
> Make a table that you can reference. Fill it with Arabic, English or any language that you wish.
> Make it available to the list so those who wish can particpate and receive a copy of the finished product.
> Bob
>   ----- Original Message ----- 
>   From: Samer Abukhait 
>   To: pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org 
>   Sent: Monday, May 29, 2006 8:09 AM
>   Subject: [GENERAL] National Number to text conversion
>   Hello,
>   is there any known way to convert numbers to their text equivalent in English and other languages?
>   like 25 --> Twenty Five
>   I am interested in Arabic specifically.

I was thinking the same. But Bob's reply has me wondering if there are 
any online resources for this sort of thing. Specifically, i have a 
look-up table, with most (possibly all - i don't know) countries' 
2-letter ISO codes and english names. Just this weekend, i've learned 
that i'll require the names in french, as well. I'd thought about 
feeding the names to Babelfish, but, if such a list exists somewhere 
that'd be a real time saver.

I have a list of Canadian provinces, in both official languages, to swap 


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