[IAEP] bar code

Sean DALY sdaly.be at gmail.com
Thu Mar 26 19:03:11 EDT 2009

if you're referring to the actual number, I think an ISBN number is
just a special case of an EAN-13 number, which this page seems to
confirm: http://www.isbn.org/standards/home/isbn/transition.asp

On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 11:58 PM, Sean DALY <sdaly.be at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have achieved excellent results with GNU barcode, I used a simple
> bash script to generate PDFs for label sheets to inventory several
> thousand videocassettes.
> I can find the script tomorrow, I think there was a PS to PDF step or
> an imagemagick call but the magic is in barcode itself which does
> EAN-13 and most if not all of the encodings used in business.
> Sean.
> On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 11:37 PM, David Farning <dfarning at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
>> The next issues is the barcord.  Does anyone have information this to
>> get me started?
>> It looks like amazon and the other large distributors require one.  Is
>> this a ISBN bar code? or something else?
>> david
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