[Talk-us] Directional Prefix/Postfix Proposal

Kevin Atkinson kevin at atkinson.dhs.org
Sun Aug 8 01:43:33 BST 2010


On Sat, 7 Aug 2010, Paul Johnson wrote:

> On Sat, 31 Jul 2010 19:54:48 -0600, Kevin Atkinson wrote:
>
>> I would like to formally propose two things
>>
>>    1) An exception to the abbreviation rule for directional indicators
>>       with the fully expanded name going into "alt_name"
>>    2) New tags to record the presence of directional indicators in the
>>       address.
>
> Opposed.  Sounds like something you could do for yourself in a renderer
> to convert fully-spelled-out words to whatever abbreviation you want.

Thank you for your vote, it is very clear you are opposed to any 
abbreviation, no matter what.

I am unlikely to try too push this though any time soon, so the 
abbreviation police have won again, for now.





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