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Re: CHAT: postcodes (and hurricanes)

From:Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>
Date:Tuesday, September 24, 2002, 17:09
En réponse à "Douglas Koller, Latin & French" <latinfrench@...>:

> > What I originally wanted to say, though, was that in Japan, you took > your phone number with you. You were considered to have "bought the > line", so if you moved from Kagoshima to Sapporo, it didn't matter; > your phone number stayed the same, rendering the notion of the > "exchange" rather moot. Now *that's* convenient. I've heard that we > have the technology here in the good ol' US of A and that you *can* > do it, but I've never heard of or seen it being done. >
IIRC you can do that in Holland too, at least as long as you don't move out of your prefix zone. As far as I know it's impossible to do in France. Christophe. Take your life as a movie: do not let anybody else play the leading role.