[Talk-us] Directional Prefix/Postfix Proposal
kevin at atkinson.dhs.org
Sun Aug 1 04:31:14 BST 2010
On Sat, 31 Jul 2010, Val Kartchner wrote:
> 1) I agree with most of your proposal.
> a) Your proposal doesn't take into account cases where there is both a
> name and a numeric designation for a street. An instance in Ogden,
> Utah is "Washington Boulevard" and its alias "400 East".
In both cases doesn't a directional prefix apply.
However, to avoid ambiguity with the "_prefix" tag. How about this rule.
The "_prefix" and "_suffix" apply to all name tags. Hence if name_1 is
"400 East" than name_1_prefix shall be "S", etc.
> b) In the example "700 East" that you give, wouldn't the official name
> be "700 East Street"?
Do you call you numbered streets "Street" in Ogden? I have never thought
about it much but I would always say I lived on "700 South" not "700 South
Street". It sounds odd to non-locals (try giving that address to someone
in the east over the phone) but I don't think anyone really considers
"Street" part of the name of numbered streets. Than again, I have only
been living here for 6 years, so I will yield to someone who grew up the
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