[Tagging] We should stop using hyphens to denote address ranges
pelderson at gmail.com
Wed Aug 19 06:49:37 UTC 2020
Two dots are used in some circles to indicate inclusive range. eg 21..27.
Best, Peter Elderson
Op wo 19 aug. 2020 om 00:25 schreef Tod Fitch <tod at fitchfamily.org>:
> On Aug 18, 2020, at 2:29 PM, Colin Smale <colin.smale at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> Maybe we should use a different character to indicate a range, such as a
> In the United States it is not too uncommon for infill housing in urban
> areas to have fractional street numbers. So you can see addresses like “123
> 1/2 North Main Street” for a building located between 123 and 125 (odd
> numbers are usually on one side of the street so 124 is not available in
> this example). I already am annoyed by QA checkers that flag that as an
> error. Defining a slash to mean something other that the, to me, obvious
> use as a fraction would make things worse.
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