[Talk-us] Directional Prefix/Postfix Proposal

Kevin Atkinson kevin at atkinson.dhs.org
Sun Aug 1 05:58:46 BST 2010

On Sat, 31 Jul 2010, Val Kartchner wrote:

> On Sat, 2010-07-31 at 21:31 -0600, Kevin Atkinson wrote:
>> 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.
> So, you're also proposing that the additional name(s) be placed in
> "name_1", etc.

No.  I'm saying _if_ the name is places in name_1 than use name_1_prefix, 
if it is placed in alt_name, use alt_name_prefix, etc.

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