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Re: street (was: more schema-08 notes)
Kurt D. Zeilenga writes:
> The examples we give, as well as the prose describing the
> attribute type, should be consistent with X.520.
> The X.520 example is: "Arnulfstraße 60".
> The X.520 description is:
> The Street Address attribute type specifies a site for
> the local distribution and physical delivery IN a postal
> address, i.e. the street name, place, avenue, and the
> house number. When used as a component of a directory name,
> it identifies the street address at which the named object
> is located or with which it is associated in some other
> important way.
> Emphasis on IN added.
Ouch. Then the descriptions of street in RFC 2256 and [Schema] are
As in my example (below), a Street Address a above may be unsuitable for
"physical address[es] of the object to which the entry corresponds, such
as an address for package delivery", and a separate postalCode attribute
may not help.
>At 06:56 AM 3/30/2005, Hallvard B Furuseth wrote:
>> postalCode, if we used it, would be the postal code of
>> the postal address. Usually that is a postbox and the street address
>> has another postal code. So street is e.g. "Research Street 3, 0373
>> OSLO" or "Admin. building, Problem street 7, 0313 OSLO" (in Norwegian).
>> Oslo is big enough that omitting the postal code would not be a good
>> idea for package delivery.