[Talk-GB] UPRN tag proposal page

Lester Caine lester at lsces.uk
Tue Jul 21 14:39:41 UTC 2020

On 21/07/2020 12:42, Nick wrote:
> Hi Lester
> Rob has suggested a matching USRN tag
> You make a good point regarding upper and lower case. Perhaps the tag 
> should be ref:GB:UPRN in line with normal convention of referring to 
> UPRN in upper case?

I was only thinking about the country code as I've seen both cases used 
on a number of different countries and I'm used to 'tags are lower 
case', but in reality these days, USRN and UPRN are the correct case as 
is GB so yes - if there is no rule on tags being lower case - then 
ref:GB:UPRN IS the correct format!

> Nick
> On 21/07/2020 10:34, Lester Caine wrote:
>> On 20/07/2020 22:11, Rob Nickerson wrote:
>>> If there are no red flags I will move for a vote.
>> Looks sensible to me but will there be a matching usrn tag?
>> I see the occasional use of :gb: on other tags and any 'convention' on 
>> upper or lower case is possibly an international one, but I'm not sure 
>> anything actually says the country code being upper case trumps the 
>> convention of tags being lower case? I'm a long time PHP user where 
>> the case is agnostic anyway in many cases but again that is not 
>> specified here either ...
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