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This is on the back of a photo and I'm just wondering what the numbers mean

01680010081001 Line [65] Qty-(1)
7039551 F33 WalMart.com

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    \$\begingroup\$ Possible duplicate of Identify date from code on back of print photo \$\endgroup\$
    – Michael C
    Mar 2, 2018 at 3:45
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    \$\begingroup\$ @MichaelClark it doesn't look like a duplicate as the code format is very different. \$\endgroup\$ Mar 2, 2018 at 8:09
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    \$\begingroup\$ Go to your local Walmart and ask them what the coding means. \$\endgroup\$ Mar 2, 2018 at 12:53
  • \$\begingroup\$ @DrewNoakes As the answers to the other question inform, the formats and what information each field represents can be changed by the user of the machines, such as the Fuji Frontier which was a very popular system. Saying since the the format is not the same it can't be from the same type of machine is like saying the same kind of typewriter could not have produced two different letters because they use different words and paragraph formatting. \$\endgroup\$
    – Michael C
    Mar 2, 2018 at 14:11
  • \$\begingroup\$ @MichaelClark I read the other answer and it was very interesting. I interpret Users have some leeway in assigning what information is printed as meaning only minor changes. This output is clearly significantly different. \$\endgroup\$ Mar 2, 2018 at 18:39

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I used to get Kodak Advantix photographs printed out with text like that. Usually it encoded the date/time of printing, some camera settings, customer order number and serial number of the machine used to do tbe printing.

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