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Re: Geolication API level 2 - editor's draft

From: Doug Turner <doug.turner@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2009 09:33:50 -0700
Cc: Alec Berntson <alecb@windows.microsoft.com>, public-geolocation <public-geolocation@w3.org>
Message-Id: <710C5470-AE31-4E11-BBD4-6D55FDFC23D5@gmail.com>
To: Andrei Popescu <andreip@google.com>

On Mar 25, 2009, at 9:07 AM, Andrei Popescu wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 3:26 PM, Alec Berntson
> <alecb@windows.microsoft.com> wrote:
>> I think each field needs to be freeform - e.g. Postal codes in the  
>> UK are alphanumerical as one example.
> I agree, post code needs to be free form.
>> Also, there might be more subtly to the order of the fields than  
>> first meets the eye - in Japan the order of address fields (in  
>> terms of accuracy) is different than in the US.
> For UK addresses, the post code would have to be after street number
> to match the rule that Doug mentioned (and which applies to the rest
> of the attributes). That's one reason why I thought it should be last.
> The other reason is that it matches the position of post code in RFC
> 4119, as Allan mentioned.

Okay, wfm as-is.

Doug Turner
Received on Wednesday, 25 March 2009 16:34:41 UTC

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