[uf-discuss] addresses for rural delivery

Ryan King ryan at technorati.com
Fri Feb 9 15:57:47 PST 2007

On Feb 8, 2007, at 6:24 PM, <pmw57 at xtra.co.nz> <pmw57 at xtra.co.nz> wrote:

> I've been marking up some content with the hCard format but came  
> across a puzzling dilemma.
> In New Zealand, rural delivery addresses are commonly presented as
> Beverleigh and Grant Muir
> RD1
> Hari Hari 7953
> South Westland
> New Zealand
> Our postal system has another example of how they should be  
> presented on their Rural Delivery page at http://www.nzpost.co.nz/ 
> Cultures/en-NZ/Personal/ManageMailDelivery/RuralDelivery/
> I've been trying to work out how to mark it up in the hCard, but as  
> far as I know, rural delivery situations are going to be tricky.
> So far I have for this
> <p class="adr">
> <span class="extended-address">Beverleigh and Grant Muir</span><br />
> <span class="extended-address">RD1</span><br />
> <span class="locality">Hari Hari</span> <span class="postal- 
> code">7953</class><br />
> <span class="region">South Westland</span><br />
> <span class="country-name">New Zealand</span>
> </p>

Looks good to me. The best test you can do would be to use some tools  
(X2V and Operator in particular) and try to convert it and import  
into an address book application.

Ryan King
ryan at technorati.com

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