inX12 Release 008020
COM Communication Contact Information
To specify a communication contact number
Communication Number Qualifier
Code identifying the type of communication number
Complete communications number including country or area code when applicable
When data element 364 communication number is a telephone number COM04 language code indicates the language capability of the party being contacted.
When data element 364 communication number is either a link or url, COM04 language code indicates the language of the url or link, or indicates the language capability of the party being contacted.
When data element 364 communication number is an email address, COM04 language code indicates the language capability of the party being contacted.
Code specifying the language used in text, from a standard code list maintained by the International Standards Organization (ISO 639)
COM04 is used to identify the language being used in COM02 and COM03.
The value of the language code in COM04 pertains to all occurrences of data element 364.
When multiple languages are applicable to a COM segment, a separate COM is required for each language.
Alphanumeric characters assigned for differentiation within a transaction set
COM05 allows the sender to group the communication numbers by the language code specified in COM04 for a single occurrence of the COM segment. When used, COM05 starts with the value of 1 and increments by 1.
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