Number to Words and licencing

Martin Mainka internet at
Mon Nov 4 03:08:10 EST 2013

Am 4.11.2013 05:54, schrieb John Ralls:
> Actually, if the text and number disagree the bank is supposed to
> reject the check. Anyway, the question isn't what's the right way to
> write out the amount in words for each language, the question is
> whether the Wikipedia article cited earlier in the thread is correct
> that checks are used only in the US, UK, and Canada. If that's so, we
> don't need to localize it at all. Regards, John Ralls
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for Germany i can confirm, that there are checks, but the usage is very
uncommon, because most of the transactions are done by transfer from
account to account. This is for wages, mortgages, fees, rent, bills etc.

best regards

Martin Mainka

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