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Datatypes R2 Issue 74

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Data Types Issue 54: UNC NullFlavor

Introduction

Some users/developers/implementors are unable or too lazy to encode a CD properly. Other users would like to know so that they can be caught out later. So it would be nice to add a nullFlavor code to suggest that a receiver might well invest in recoding the concept.


Discussion

Disposition: For the moment, add a NullFlavor UNC. When CD & nullFlavor are re-organised to resolve the NullFlavor issues associated with OTH, this nullFlavor will probably be refactored in favor of a different approach to meet the same requirement.


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