Re: Proposal for an "address:" URI Scheme

From: "Sean B. Palmer" <>

> Hmm, that's interesting: I'll have to search around a bit for that.
> Still, I'll bet it's only for postal addresses within the US?

I'm sure it is only the US.

>It would
> be very useful to have a non-ambiguous postal addressing system so
> that each person would have a "standard" URI for themselves...

Hey .. this uri is for a physical location that can be a mail drop ... it is
many/many as far as persons are concerned.

> I need to do some more research on standards for postal addresses
> really... I hadn't thought about it much until this scheme name hit me
> (whilst I was converting the XHTML schemes version into N3). And
> that's "hit me" in the metaphorical sense, before Aaron says something
> :-)

There's got to be some international postal standards already ... check your


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