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USA 07041776 (US version) by StefanBehringer USA 07041776 (US version) by StefanBehringer
Here's another version of the Stars & Stripes I uploaded earlier this week. Being from Germany, I bar-coded the date of the Declaration of Independence (i.e. the stripes in the flag) using the format DD/MM/YYYY which is common here. The correct format used in the US would be MM/DD/YYYY ... which results in another barcode of course. So, here it is.
And thanks to everybody who liked the first version, regardless of its flaw ;-)
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ViniciusDoideira Featured By Owner May 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh... when I saw the other one I just though "What a nice idea!" and +faved it. I simply didn't wonder the meaning of codes, jus though it was any random bars and squares.
Only now, after this explanation you gave I grab my cellphone to read the QR and bar codes. =P
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StefanBehringer Featured By Owner May 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah, go ahead and try reading both codes. There's indeed more to it than just squares & bars. 

The fact that there are two versions of this piece now, to me is a reminder that even such a small thing as the way we write down a date is influenced by our cultural background. And as such it is subject to error and misunderstanding. 
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