Re: [uf-discuss] What is ‘post-office-box’?

Ryan King ryan at
Tue Jan 16 10:02:03 PST 2007

On Jan 14, 2007, at 8:30 AM, Ben Ward wrote:
> Just a quick one.
> VCard defines ‘post office box’ as part of ADR. The spec [1] says  
> that it comes before ‘extended address’ in sequence, but then fails  
> to provide an example for it. As such hcard-examples also doesn't  
> provide an example.
> What's the expected content in this field? Is it literally as-in  
> some UK addresses?
> *PO Box 5674*
> Enfield
> London
> SW2 1FE
> Or is it supposed to just be the number? Or something else entirely?

I don't think it's entirely clear. Personally, I'd agree with marking  
up the literal 'PO Box 5674' string with it.

Ryan King
ryan at

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