Soundex

Spanish translation: (código) Soundex

01:48 May 8, 2018
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Automotive / Cars & Trucks / Certificate of Title
English term or phrase: Soundex
Hi there!
I am translating a Maryland Certificate of Title into Spanish and I am having trouble understanding some terms:

OWNER'S SOUNDEX / DRIVER'S LICENSE NO.

Thanks in advance for your help!
678
Spanish translation:(código) Soundex
Explanation:
It is a code used, among other things, in Maryland, Michigan and Minnesotta, to calculate your licence based on your personal information.
"A number of states encode your name and date of birth in your license number. These include Maryland, Michigan, and Minnesota (prior to December 13, 2004 only). These states use the same system of encoding, or very similar ones. Given someone's driver's license number from one of these states, you can take good guesses at someone's name and exactly determine day of birth (but not year). With someone's name and date of birth you can guess some or all of their driver's license number."
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Sabrina Cordone
Argentina
Local time: 16:38
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5 +3(código) Soundex
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soundex
(código) Soundex


Explanation:
It is a code used, among other things, in Maryland, Michigan and Minnesotta, to calculate your licence based on your personal information.
"A number of states encode your name and date of birth in your license number. These include Maryland, Michigan, and Minnesota (prior to December 13, 2004 only). These states use the same system of encoding, or very similar ones. Given someone's driver's license number from one of these states, you can take good guesses at someone's name and exactly determine day of birth (but not year). With someone's name and date of birth you can guess some or all of their driver's license number."


    Reference: http://www.highprogrammer.com/alan/numbers/dl_us_shared_mmm....
    Reference: http://www.highprogrammer.com/alan/numbers/dl_us_shared.html
Sabrina Cordone
Argentina
Local time: 16:38
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 4

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