[uf-discuss] Complete n00b: adr microformat

Katrina Kaz at t-tec.com.au
Wed Nov 7 15:24:18 PST 2007

> The properties for adr come directly from RFC 2426
> http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2426.txt
> Here is what RFC 2426 has to say on the matter.
>    The structured type value corresponds,
>    in sequence, to the post office box; the extended address; the street
>    address; the locality (e.g., city); the region (e.g., state or
>    province); the postal code; the country name.
> I suspect that the names locality and region were picked as internationally there are many ways or indicating an
> address. The locality doesn't have to be a city, that's just an example that's given in the quote.
> How they can expected to be used is:
> extended-address - helpful info that may be required, such as Level 5, or Suite 203
> street-address
> extended-address - helpful info that may be required, such as suburb
> locality - more specific than region
> region - more specific than country-name
> country-name

The quote from RFC 2426 refers to 'the' locality and 'the' extended 
address, which to me, sounds like exactly one.

Is it legitimate to have multiple localities or extended addresses?

Sorry to be difficult and thank you so much for taking the time to 
answer !:)


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