There are a couple of key pieces of information (from my point of view anyways):
- What does your message look like?
- What does your parsing code look like?
- In what way do the above two combine to create improper results?
Your post interests me, actually. We deal with EDIFACT at work, but I didn't know that the format was some sort of standard...
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