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RE: data model and example

From: Seiler, Karl <karl.seiler@navteq.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Oct 2011 14:25:05 -0500
To: Raj Singh <rsingh@opengeospatial.org>, "roBman@mob-labs.com" <roBman@mob-labs.com>
CC: "public-poiwg@w3.org" <public-poiwg@w3.org>
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Address parsing is a big deal, hard to do, why geocoding services exist, is language, regional and cultural specific...

Let's keep our support of civil addresses simple and open ended

Karl Seiler
Director Location Technology & Services
NOKIA Location and Commerce - Chicago
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-----Original Message-----
From: public-poiwg-request@w3.org [mailto:public-poiwg-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Raj Singh
Sent: Tuesday, October 04, 2011 9:40 AM
To: roBman@mob-labs.com
Cc: public-poiwg@w3.org
Subject: Re: data model and example

Interesting question. I'd vote for vcard only. It's not the easiest thing to parse, but at least developers can focus on a single format, and I don't think there's any standard address format that's easy to parse.

The OGC: Making location count...

On Oct 3, at 10:18 PM, Rob Manson wrote:

> Does <address> only support vcard?
> If not then we should add a type to that.
> NOTE: That vcard also has some invalid chars after it (US).

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